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Feb 19

Fascinating Backstories of 2015 Oscar Nominees

by Spokeo • February 19, 2015

The 87th annual Academy Awards this Sunday, February 22nd are set to be some of the best in years. Thanks to the addition of five extra Best Picture nominees in the category a few years ago, the Oscars have drawn in record-breaking TV audiences and landed quirky hosts like Neil Patrick Harris. This year’s Oscar nominees […]

Posted in Famous People Search, News Flash, People Search, People Search Trends

Feb 05

Guest Blog: That time I Should Have Checked Spokeo – Online Dating Edition

by Spokeo • February 5, 2015

Hi. I’m Gina Stewart from Expert Online Dating. As much as I love online dating, there are times when I admit it leaves a little too much to the imagination. Sometimes you just want a little piece of mind as to who that cutie is on the other end of your connection. Here are some […]

Posted in Dating Research, Guest Blog, News Flash, People Search Trends, Protecting Yourself

Jan 20

Introducing Court Record Search on Spokeo

by Vanessa • January 20, 2015

On our never-ending quest to bring anything and everything that you could possibly need for your people search endeavors, we’re excited to announce that we’re now offering Court Record search to all. Previously Spokeo had offered Court Records as an “add-on” to existing subscribers. Now, we’ve created a brand new portal to bring you just […]

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Dec 17

Spokeo Reports Growth Surge with 159% Increase in Revenue Over Three Years

by Vanessa • December 17, 2014

Leading People Search Website Advances its Market Dominance and Almost Doubles in Employee Count Pasadena, Calif. (December 17, 2014) – Spokeo, the leading people search engine, today announced that it is closing out 2014 with its most successful year-to-date. The company experienced a 159 percent increase in revenue growth between 2012 and 2014. Spokeo has also […]

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Sep 24

Top Celebrity Weddings of Summer 2014

by Vanessa • September 24, 2014

It’s the second day of fall. The Spokeo interns are gone and our most of our staff is still jet lagged from one of our own wonderful weddings in Greece. Not only did Spokeo celebrate many weddings, but it was also a summer of many jaw-dropping, star-studded affairs. From the secret elopments, surprise fêtes and even […]

Posted in Famous People Search, News Flash, People Search, People Search Trends

Sep 03

Five Celebs Taking Over Tech

by Spokeo • September 3, 2014

Celebrities have long had friendly relationship with the tech industry. The quickest shortcut to skyrocketing gadget sales is a coveted celebrity endorsements and likewise, the young-and-rich are well-suited for risky startup tech investments. Last week, Jessica Alba and her eco-friendly household products startup, the Honest Company (originally online-only), celebrated a big win announcing a $70 million funding round […]

Posted in Famous People Search, News Flash, People Search, People Search Trends

Aug 26

6 Summer Movies With Major Social Media Build Up

by Spokeo • August 26, 2014

The Emmy’s are over, and soon all of the conversations about prime time television will be too. As summer winds down, we can assert that it’s been all about the blockbusters this season for entertainment fans. Movie buzz is becoming more and more social every year and a few flicks really stood out in 2014 […]

Posted in Famous People Search, News Flash, People Search, People Search Trends

Jul 22

Afraid You’re Being Catfished? Here’s What to Do.

by Spokeo • July 22, 2014

It’s worrisome to trust people you meet online nowadays. Between online dating, social networking sites, and online classifieds sites like Craiglist, it’s almost inevitable someone will try to catfish you at some point. Don’t know what “catfishing” even means? You’re way behind the curve (and you should probably stop sending money to that Nigerian prince that emailed you). […]

Posted in People Search, People Search Trends, Protecting Yourself

Jul 08

Top Searched Celebs of June 2014

by Spokeo • July 8, 2014

Who’s who on the web this summer? If the month of June was any indication, sports reign supreme this season. Using Spokeo’s vast network of data and information from hundreds of thousands of people searches, here’s a look at the top-searched celebrities of June 2014. Cristiano Ronaldo How you feel about Ronaldo right now probably […]

Posted in Famous People Search, News Flash, People Search, People Search Trends

Jun 27

Technology and Reunions

by Vanessa • June 27, 2014

It’s obvious. Here at Spokeo, we love reunions and we love technology. We especially love when technology is responsible for making reunions happen. Our product is dedicated to helping individuals research one another in hopes that we’ll bring more people together. We’ve dedicated ourselves to supporting the volunteers that reunite adoptees and their families through our Spokeo […]

Posted in News Flash, People Search, People Search Trends, Spokeo Reunions