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April is National Letter Writing Month!

Written by April 21, 2015

According to the US Postal Service, April is national card and letter writing month! The traditional art of handwriting a letter to someone has definitely fallen by the wayside thanks to easier communication options like email, text, and Snapchat. At Spokeo, we think letters are actually one of the most effective to communicate in some…
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Posted in For the Family, News Flash, People Search

When it’s Time to End a Family Feud

Written by April 14, 2015

Families are complicated. With so many relationship dynamics and so much history at play it’s nearly impossible to go through life without encountering some kind of family drama, from minor to estrangement. Family feuds are tough on everyone, not just the participants. Spokeo believes it’s always worth finding a way to bridge the gap if…
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Posted in For the Family, News Flash, People Search


Written by March 26, 2015

Nominations Are Now Open For Volunteers Who Help Individuals Search for Their Families PASADENA, Calif. (March 26, 2015) – Spokeo, the leading people search service, has launched the call for 2015 Spokeo Search Angel Award nominations. For the third year in a row, the program is recognizing and rewarding the search angels who donate their time,…
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Posted in Community Outreach, News Flash, Newsroom, People Search, Press Releases, Spokeo Search Angels

Find Your Celebrity Birthday Twin: Introducing Famous People Birthdays

Written by March 24, 2015

Our birthdays say so much about us. “What’s your sign?” is one of the most common questions when trying to get to know someone. Sharing a birthday can create a special bond between two people. Here to serve you with all of your celebrity knowledge needs, Spokeo has launched a new page that helps you…
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Posted in Famous People Search, News Flash, Newsroom, People Search, People Search Trends

Celebrate Female Firsts this Women’s History Month

Written by March 19, 2015

“Behind every good man is a great woman,” goes the saying, but what about women who stand on their own? March is Women’s History Month and we think there’s no better time to celebrate the fearlessness, the tenacity, and the achievements of some pretty amazing women. For every woman out there breaking down barriers and…
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Posted in Famous People Search, News Flash, People Search, People Search Trends

6 Celebs You Didn’t Know Were Irish

Written by March 17, 2015

Some Irish celebs are open about their Irish heritage, and some have accents that can’t be denied (we’re looking at you, Colin Farrell and Jamie Dornan!) But in honor of this Irish holiday we thought it’d be fun to shine the spotlight on some quietly Irish celebrities. Betcha didn’t know the following six famous faces have…
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Posted in Famous People Search, News Flash, People Search

Amazing Relationship Stories of Same-Named People

Written by March 10, 2015

It’s always weird and wonderful to encounter someone with your same first name…and totally off-putting to meet someone with the same first and last name! Thanks to social media and people search engines like Spokeo it’s now easier than ever to find out who shares your name and see what similarities you might have in…
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Posted in News Flash, People Search, People Search Trends

Spokeo Reunions: Linda Finds an Old Friend

Written by March 4, 2015

We love hearing and sharing stories about how people have used Spokeo to find someone who was missing in their life. Usually it’s someone looking for family, but every once in a while, we’re touched by a story from someone who found a person that means just as much–or more, than family. Linda was that person….
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Posted in News Flash, Newsroom, People Search, Spokeo Reunions

Look Up Online Acquaintances with Spokeo

Written by February 24, 2015

The internet is the new meeting spot, the new town hall, the new singles bar. The digital age offers more opportunities than ever before to meet new people whether they live around the corner, or around the globe and we think that’s terrific! We could all benefit from a little outside influence from time to…
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Posted in News Flash, People Search, Protecting Yourself

Fascinating Backstories of 2015 Oscar Nominees

Written by 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…
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Posted in Famous People Search, News Flash, People Search, People Search Trends