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Spokeo Named #22 on LABJ: Fastest Growing Companies List

Written by November 17, 2014

The Los Angeles Business Journal recently revealed its 20th annual list of the 100 fastest growing private companies in Los Angeles County and guess who made the top 25??  Yes, your favorite Pasadena-based people search engine did! To qualify for the list, a company must have 2013 revenue of at least $5 million, be headquartered…
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Posted in News Flash, Newsroom, People Search, Spokeo in the News

3 Heartwarming Stories of Veterans Reuniting

Written by November 11, 2014

Veteran’s Day is a time of reflection and thankfulness. There are currently more than 20,000,000 veterans alive and well in the United States, from WWII all the way through the Iraq War. It’s important to remember to thank the veterans in your life on Veteran’s Day and also to be grateful for their service! In…
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Posted in People Search, Spokeo Reunions

Top Horror Movie Villains Who Share “Real People” Names

Written by October 31, 2014

Name, what’s in a name? We’re all stuck with our name from birth (Metta World Peace excluded) and most of us are lucky enough to have ones we like, or can at least live with, but it turns out, some are not. After doing a little digging into the most popular horror film villains, we…
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Posted in Famous People Search, News Flash, People Search

Guest Post: Use Spokeo to Connect with Your Child’s School Friends and Their Parents

Written by October 8, 2014

Spokeo is excited to feature a new series of guest posts from bloggers each focusing on a different way to use Spokeo. Bonnie Way is a mom with three daughters who enjoy playdates with several school friends. She and her husband currently live in beautiful Victoria, BC, where Bonnie blogs about motherhood, Vancouver Island, and books—when…
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Posted in For the Family, Guest Blog, People Search

Spokeo’s Harrison Tang named one of TechWeek’s 100

Written by October 1, 2014

Spokeo co-founder and CEO, Harrison Tang, joins the ranks of many other esteemed tech leaders on the Techweek 100! The Techweek100 is an annual list of the 100 most distinguished technology organizations and their leaders, and identifies those who have made a significant impact on the technology and innovation ecosystem in which they operate. Selections…
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Posted in Famous People Search, News Flash, Newsroom, People Search, Spokeo in the News, Tech Watch

Top Celebrity Weddings of Summer 2014

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

Spokeo Reunions: One Night of Searching Leads to Years of Memories

Written by September 5, 2014

Latesha had been disconnected from her father’s family for more than 20 years. She’d used Spokeo in the past for other things, but one evening she decided it was time to do some searching for family. She had a few names she knew for certain and began to type those into the Spokeo Search bar,…
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Posted in News Flash, People Search, Spokeo Reunions

Five Celebs Taking Over Tech

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

6 Summer Movies With Major Social Media Build Up

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

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

Written by 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)….
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Posted in People Search, People Search Trends, Protecting Yourself