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May 15

Dangerous Dog Registries

by Vanessa • May 15, 2014

Have you seen the video that went viral this week, yet? Hero cat, saves little boy from vicious dog. We all usually associate Fido with man’s best friend and protector, but sadly, sometimes Fido’s intentions aren’t what we expected. Good thing other furry friends are willing to step up to the challenge. Our neighbors to the south in […]

Posted in People Search

May 08

Top Searched Celebs of April 2014

by Vanessa • May 8, 2014

Who’s winning Spokeo’s popularity contest this spring? Of course, lots of folks use people search engines to look up loved ones and friends, but plenty of people actually use them to find out more about their favorite celebrity names. Inspired by everything from headlines to life milestones, to broken hearts, these are the celebrities people […]

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

May 05

Video: 2014 Spokeo Search Angel Award Winners

by Vanessa • May 5, 2014

On April 10, in San Francisco, Spokeo and the members of the Spokeo Search Angel advisory committee announced the winners of the 2014 Spokeo Search Angel awards. Over the last few weeks, we’ve gotten to know these ladies and are inspired by their commitment daily. We’re excited to introduce them to you today!! Please meet […]

Posted in Community Outreach, News Flash, People Search, Spokeo Search Angels

Apr 23

The Evolution of the Phone Book

by Vanessa • April 23, 2014

The phone book’s come a long way, baby. It’s been revered, derided, re-imagined, and digitized and it’s not dead yet, despite its unsustainable production and overall impact on the environment. Recent changes to the way local phone books are laid out have stirred much debate online about the usefulness (or uselessness?) of this time-honored reference.  Although […]

Posted in News Flash, People Search, People Search Trends

Apr 10

Announcing the Winners of the 2014 Search Angel Awards

by Vanessa • April 10, 2014

Spokeo Honors Dedicated Volunteers With Second Annual Spokeo Search Angel Awards Together With Leaders from Adoption Organizations, Leading People Search EngineRecognizes Winners For Their Work Connecting Families Across the Nation Pasadena, Calif., April 10, 2014 – Spokeo (www.spokeo.com), the leading people search engine, along with an advisory committee comprised of leaders from a variety of adoption organizations, […]

Posted in Community Outreach, News Flash, Newsroom, People Search, Press Releases, Spokeo Search Angels

Mar 13

Top 5 Most-Searched Celebs of February 2014

by Vanessa • March 13, 2014

From the winter Olympics to the best in awards shows, and even New York Fashion Week, February was a busy month for celebs to see and be seen. Some A-listers have become ubiquitous with fame as of late (read: “Kardashian”) but for others, their names pop up at specific moments in time. We’ll be compiling […]

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

Jan 23

Univ. of Central Florida Senior, Ashley Dillon, Wins Spokeo’s First Connections Scholarship

by Vanessa • January 23, 2014

Last September, we announced the Spokeo Connections Scholarship with an award of $1,000 for the college student who wrote the best, 1,000-word piece about our designated topics surrounding relationships, data and people. After our review team filtered through more than 550 entries, our final review board chose between 6 excellent finalists. The winning essay not […]

Posted in Connections Scholarship, News Flash, Newsroom, People Search

Jan 08

Spokeo Partners with Online Dating Expert, Julie Spira, to Discuss “The Business of Love and Dating.”

by Miriam • January 8, 2014

Winter is widely known as the peak romance season. From holiday party dates, to mistletoe kisses, people generally yearn for a romantic relationship more so during the holidays than at any other time. Likewise the act of dating increases as people search for that significant other to enjoy from Christmas through Valentine’s Day. According to […]

Posted in News Flash, Newsroom, People Search, Press Releases, Spokeo Research

Dec 27

New Year’s Resolution: Stay Connected

by Miriam • December 27, 2013

Christmas is my favorite holiday and it has been since I started celebrating it as far back as I can remember, but there was another holiday whose meaning has grown as I’ve aged. Shortly after Christmas each year, New Year’s Eve rolls around. Back when I was little, I found myself trying with all my […]

Posted in News Flash, People Search

Nov 19

Honoring Search Angels for National Adoption Month – Why We Need Search Angels (Video)

by Vanessa • November 19, 2013

A while back, we shared a video discussing what search angels are. As we continue to honor search angels and their work throughout National Adoption Month, we asked our search angels about why volunteers like them are needed. In this quick video, 2013 Spokeo Search Angel Award winners, Connie and Mary both share their thoughts […]

Posted in People Search, Spokeo Search Angels