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Tech Talent Tuesday: Tomer

Written by January 19, 2016

First name: Tomer Title: Software Development Manager, Family.me Tell us about your job. What do you do? We are currently building v3 of Family.me. We are rewriting the entire app, with old and new features using the forefront of technology. I manage the project, but I also program so we can hit all of our deadlines. Life before…
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Posted in Inside Spokeo, Tech Talent Tuesday

Spokeo Announces Spring 2016 Scholarship Winner

Written by January 15, 2016

We are excited to announce the fifth winner of the Spokeo Connections Scholarship (view past winners)! This semester, we received nearly 600 essays covering a wide array of famous people and their contributions to the world. Out of the many applicants, we narrowed them down to six strong finalists. After careful review of the finalists,…
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Posted in Connections Scholarship, News Flash, Newsroom

Spokeo Achieves Record Growth in 2015

Written by January 14, 2016

Leading People Search Engine Reports 95% Surge in Revenue Growth; Reaches 12 Billion Data Records PASADENA, Calif. (January 14, 2015) — Spokeo, the leading people search engine, today announced a record-breaking year. The company experienced a 95% percent revenue growth increase between 2013 and 2015. Spokeo also increased its employee count to 200 and grew to…
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Posted in News Flash, Newsroom, Press Releases

Spokeo Reunions: Old Friends Reconnect after 20 Years

Written by January 8, 2016

Recently, our team learned about the happy reunion story between two friends after twenty years apart. The story starts with a shared love for kittens… Peggy and Bridget met in 1971. They both were living in Washington, each with a litter of newborn kittens. Sadly, the mother of Bridget’s litter of kittens was unexpectedly and…
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Posted in Spokeo Reunions

Spokeo Holiday Giving: Boys and Girls Club of Pasadena

Written by December 30, 2015

‘Tis the season of giving! This holiday season Spokeo had the privilege of hosting a toy drive for the Boys and Girls Club of Pasadena. We collected over 3 large bins of toys! The donated toys were given out to the kids at the Boys and Girls Club’s annual holiday party this year. Additionally, Spokeo…
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Posted in Community Outreach

Famous Folks with Christmas Birthdays!

Written by December 25, 2015

A Christmas birthday can be awesome or terrible, depending on how you look at it. Some people hate sharing their special day with the one of the biggest holidays of the year while others revel in the extra celebration (and double gifts!) that a Christmas birthday naturally entails. No matter which camp you’re in, odds…
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Posted in Famous People Search

77 Years Later an Old Flame Becomes a New Friend

Written by December 22, 2015

We’re all fans of the perfect fairy tale ending. Boy meets girl, sweeps her off her feet and they get married and live happily ever after. It rarely EVER works out that way, but that doesn’t mean hearing a different tale can’t bring just as big of a smile to your face! We recently heard…
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Posted in Spokeo Reunions

Tech Talent Tuesday: Dongwoo

Written by December 8, 2015

  First name: Dongwoo    Nick Name: dwoo   Title: Project Manager and Lead Software Architect (Was this your original title at Spokeo?) No, I started as Senior Software Engineer   Tell us about your job. What do you do? I make sure everyone in backend engineering is happy coming to office for work every day….
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Posted in Inside Spokeo, Tech Talent Tuesday

Spokeo Customer Care Team Members Honored with STAR Award

Written by December 3, 2015

We have a great team here at Spokeo. From our founders, to our developers, to our caring and passionate customer care team members, we’re proud to celebrate everyone’s accomplishments and especially proud to cheer with joy when our group is commended. Yesterday, two of our agents were honored by the Southwest Regional Chapter of the…
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Posted in Inside Spokeo

Adoptees Find a Whole New World of Resources in the Digital Age

Written by November 23, 2015

November is National Adoption Awareness Month. Every year in the U.S. upwards of 10,000 children are adopted by American families. These adoptions come from all over the world, but most actually take place exclusively with American parents. Some studies estimate as many as 2.5% of all American citizens are adopted. Open adoptions – agreements that give…
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Posted in For the Family, News Flash, People Search, Spokeo Search Angels