Spokeo Blog
Trick or Treating Safety Tips You Can Actually Use

Written by October 26, 2015

Halloween falls on a Saturday this year which means it’s bound to be a busy night. Whether you’re planning on escorting a group of toddlers, driving your kids to a big neighborhood, or you’ve got a teenager looking to a costume favorite one last time, Halloween can be a dangerous evening if you’re not prepared and…
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Posted in News Flash

Spokeo Launches Enterprise to Help Businesses Find, Validate and Connect with People for More Efficient Operations

Written by October 20, 2015

Leading People Search Service Now Offers Enterprise Users Access to More Than 12 Billion Records; Adds Team-based Searching and Easy-to-Use Administration PASADENA, Calif. – October 20, 2015 – Spokeo, the leading people search service, has launched Spokeo Enterprise, the company’s latest people search offering tailored to meet the needs of businesses and organizations in helping…
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Posted in News Flash, Newsroom, Press Releases, Spokeo Enterprise, Spokeo for Business

New York Times: After Ashley Madison Breach, Online Daters Check Credentials

Written by October 16, 2015

We talk about dating research constantly on Spokeo, and how important it is to learn more about the people you’re thinking about getting involved with. The latest security leak at Ashley Madison brought to light just how many people might be leading a double life in relationships. New York Times contributor, Abby Ellin, penned a piece…
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Posted in Dating Research, Spokeo in the News

Tech Talent Tuesday: Karen

Written by October 13, 2015

First Name: Ke Nick Name: Karen Title: Senior Data and Search Engineer (I was software engineer when I started working at Spokeo) Tell us about your job. What do you do? I am currently leading the ETL project within backend team. This includes building decoupled and clean structures with microservices, optimizing data normalization logic, automating…
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Posted in Inside Spokeo, News Flash, Tech Talent Tuesday

SPOKEO ANNOUNCES JASON MATTHES AS SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL COUNSEL

Written by October 8, 2015

Pasadena, Calif. (October 8, 2015) – Spokeo, the leading people search engine, today announced Jason Matthes as newly appointed senior vice president and general counsel. Matthes joins the people search engine with more than 10 years of experience providing strategic legal counsel to both public and privately-held software and data companies. “As Spokeo continues to…
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Posted in Inside Spokeo, News Flash, Newsroom, Press Releases

Spokeo Reunions: Lost then Found

Written by September 29, 2015

Twenty five years ago, Jean and Kathryne’s brother passed away, and this led them to ultimately lose contact with their brother’s stepson Tim. They had always been close with him and were hoping to rekindle the relationship. They wanted to make sure he was doing well and catch up on his life. They’d known that…
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Posted in News Flash, Spokeo Reunions

Spokeo Announces Fall 2015 Scholarship Winner

Written by September 24, 2015

We are elated to be announcing the FOURTH winner of the Spokeo Connections Scholarship (view past winners). The essay topics for this round of the competition ranged from using technology to keep us connected, to using open/big data to improve communities and lastly, using social media to help promote non-profit causes. We received almost 400 essays…
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Posted in Connections Scholarship, News Flash, Newsroom, Press Releases

Spokeo Success Stories: An old photo

Written by September 17, 2015

We’ve had the opportunity to share some pretty touching reunions lately! We know people use Spokeo daily to find family and friends that they’ve lost touch with, and we’re often surprised with the uniqueness of the stories and people we are able to help out. Sometimes, something as simple as a photo can spark a…
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Posted in For the Family, Spokeo Reunions

Tech Talent Tuesday: Joe

Written by September 15, 2015

You’ve met our fabulous interns already, and it’s Tech Talent Tuesday again so we’re proud to introduce you to a multi-talented developer who’s been with our team a pretty long time. Meet Joe!   First Name: Joseph Nick Name: Joe, #JOLO Title: Dev Manager (originally Software Engineer) Life Before Spokeo: Various startups Most Interesting Spokeo…
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Posted in Inside Spokeo, Tech Talent Tuesday

Meet the Spokeo Interns: Emily (4 of 4)

Written by September 10, 2015

We have the best interns there are, and we’re excited to introduce our 2015 summer class to you. Take a look at some of their best moments and be sure to pay attention to their words of advice. If you’re interested in applying for future internships, be sure to visit our careers page for updates! Name:…
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Posted in Inside Spokeo, News Flash, Spokeo Interns