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People Search Trends

Oct 17

Search Before You Date

by Vanessa • October 17, 2013

For many, dating can be stressful because men and women fear the unknown. It may be nerves or anxiety at play, but people feel the need to research their potential partners just before or after their initial meeting. Just how many people actually do this? Spokeo set out to discover if Americans are researching people […]

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Sep 19

International Talk Like a Pirate Day – Arggh Favorite Pirates

by Vanessa • September 19, 2013

September is full of interesting holidays. Think our recent Programmer’s Day, and yesterday’s National Cheeseburger Day. Today, we celebrate “International Talk Like a Pirate Day.” Given the big iOS7 update yesterday and tomorrow’s public release of the iPhone 5s, we figured we ask Siri to share her favorite pirates. She came back with the following: Wow Siri! […]

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May 15

Researching News Stories on the Web

by Vanessa • May 15, 2013

We may be a little biased here at Spokeo, but we’re pretty proud of our product and we know it’s a very useful research tool. Recently we were reminded of one more way to use Spokeo – as a tool to verify news stories on the web. With the rise of social media come many […]

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Nov 29

Top Baby Names of 2012

by Vanessa • November 29, 2012

2012 is quickly spiraling to an end. In just two days, we’ll be in the very last month of the year and can look forward to a daily recap from sources all over the world about what was most popular this year.  Today, Baby Center released the top baby names of 2012. Sophia and Aiden topped […]

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Jun 19

Critic’s Choice Television Awards

by Vanessa • June 19, 2012

The Critic’s Choice Television Awards are brought to you annually by the Broadcast Television Journalists Association to honor the finest achievements across television networks. The 2012 awards were held last night. In case you  missed it, we bring the big winners to you this Tuesday afternoon. * Homeland featuring Claire Danes - Best Drama * Bryan […]

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Jun 07

CMT Music Awards – Big Winners

by Vanessa • June 7, 2012

Did you watch the CMT Music Awards last night, or were you fixated on the Kings vs. Devils? Either way, it was a great night for TV! Since we’ve already brought you info on the NHL (and they will play again anyway!) today we’re recapping the big winners at the CMT Music Awards last night […]

Posted in People Search, People Search Trends

Jun 04

MTV Movie Awards

by Vanessa • June 4, 2012

Looks as if the three teen sagas shared the reigns at the MTV Movie Awards.  “The Hunger Games” took four wins out of eight nominations, but still folded to “Twilight” for “Movie of the Year.”  “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, part II,” snagged “Best Cast” over hilarious comedy “Bridesmaids.”  You can view the entire list […]

Posted in People Search, People Search Trends

Jun 01

National Doughnut Day – Celebs and Doughnuts

by Vanessa • June 1, 2012

Happy National Doughnut Day!! We all enjoy the delicious fried treats, probably not as much as Mr. Homer Simpson, but definitely enough to celebrate today. National Doughnut Day actually started in 1938 with the Salvation Army to honor the women who served doughnuts to U.S. soldiers during World War I. Way to go! In celebration of […]

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May 31

People Search Trends: Summer Music (Billboard’s Hot 100)

by Vanessa • May 31, 2012

It’s the last day of May! As kids get ready to exit the school buildings and we all begin working on our tans, let’s take a deeper look at the songs and artists of the moment. Which one will become THE song of this summer?? The top ten songs on this week’s Billboard Hot 100 […]

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May 23

People Search: Cast of Glee

by Vanessa • May 23, 2012

With summer quickly approaching, our favorite shows are wrapping up. “House,” which we profiled yesterday, ended for good, but after last night’s season finale, “Glee” will be back to delight us with song, dance and high school drama once again this fall. What will the cast be up to over the summer? How can Glee […]

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