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 30

Spokeo Community: A Prom Dress Success!

by Vanessa • April 30, 2014

We’re so excited to share the details of our Spoke Prom Dress Drive with you. Head on over to the Community Blog to read all about this wonderful afternoon with the young ladies of Learning Works Charter School!  

Posted in News Flash

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 14

Security Alert: Heartbleed Safety Tips

by Vanessa • April 14, 2014

The recent Heartbleed bug has caused quite a stir, and with good reason.  One of the basic foundations of secure Internet use over the last two decades has been the ability to send and receive sensitive data by using encryption in the form of the “Secure Sockets Layer”, or SSL, which is the HTTPS:\\ that […]

Posted in News Flash, Tech Watch

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

Apr 02

What’s Your Online Persona?

by Vanessa • April 2, 2014

Everyone’s got one, from the least-social savvy to the technophile to the constantly-Tweeting millennial. Your online activity is saying a lot about you whether you realize it or not and your ability to get a date or a contract may hinge on this aspect of your life. So, what kind of online persona do people […]

Posted in News Flash

Mar 31

Cesar Chavez Day – Yes We can!

by Vanessa • March 31, 2014

On March 31, the states of California, Texas and Colorado officially observe Cesar Chavez Day. Cesar Chavez was born on March 31, 1927 and was a civil rights activist who fought for the rights of migrant workers in California. Along with fellow activist, Dolores Huerta, Chavez  founded the National Farm Workers Association which served to […]

Posted in Famous People Search, News Flash

Mar 25

Spokeo Research: Mobile Migration Map Explains City’s Out-of-Towners

by Vanessa • March 25, 2014

Spokeo is constantly looking for new methods to make data useful for those who want  to learn more about people. This month, we’ve taken mobile phone area codes and used them to map out city landscapes in terms of “out-of-towners.” Specifically, we took the area codes of mobile phone numbers linked to specific addresses and […]

Posted in News Flash, Spokeo Research

Mar 17

History of St. Patrick’s Day

by Vanessa • March 17, 2014

Are you wearing green and drinking green beer today in celebration of this spirited holiday? Have you ever wondered why?? Spokeo to the rescue with a bit of history for you. The festivities first began as the celebration of the arrival of Christianity to Ireland, and March 17 is the anniversary of the death of […]

Posted in Famous People Search

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