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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

Spokeo named to the socalTECH 50

Written by November 20, 2015

We’ve had quite a year! We’re excited to add one more accolade to the list of earned awards for our growing company with today’s announcement of the socalTECH 50! Our CEO Harrison Tang was named as one of the 50 people to watch in Southern California Tech. The socalTECH 50 is aimed at identifying and…
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Posted in Inside Spokeo, News Flash, Newsroom, Press Releases, Spokeo in the News

Spokeo Makes its Debut on Deloitte Fast 500

Written by November 13, 2015

Spokeo Ranks #195 on Annual Fastest Growing Technology Companies in North America List Spokeo was ranked #195 on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America. Spokeo grew 391% percent during this period. “This is an incredible honor for Spokeo…
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Posted in Inside Spokeo, News Flash, Newsroom, Press Releases, Spokeo in the News

Celebrating a Veteran Reunion

Written by November 11, 2015

In 1982, while serving in the Army, Renee was stationed in Germany and met her commanding officer, James. He really cared about his team and eventually became a mentor for Renee. He encouraged her to go to college to earn her degree, and then return to the army after. She ended up losing touch with…
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Posted in For the Family, News Flash, Spokeo Reunions