Oct 17

Search Before You Date

by Vanessa • October 17, 2013

For many, dating can be stressful because men and women fear the unknown. It may be nerves or anxiety at play, but people feel the need to research their potential partners just before or after their initial meeting. Just how many people actually do this? Spokeo set out to discover if Americans are researching people […]

Posted in News Flash, Newsroom, People Search Trends

Oct 11

Think Different: Innovate

by Vanessa • October 11, 2013

At Spokeo, we believe in innovation. Innovative thinking fuels our new products and the evolution of our company. We also believe in being an active participant in our community  because in order for a community to grow, all voices need to be a part of the discussion. In an effort to bring Pasadena’s various tech […]

Posted in News Flash

Oct 08

Spokeo for Realtors: 4 Tips for Client Research

by Vanessa • October 8, 2013

Though Spokeo often is considered a great consumer research tool, it is also very useful for business professionals. Spokeo’s homepage underwent a new design recently to better assist the three very different groups that use our service.  Now, when users click on the “for business” tab, they are taken to a customized page that helps […]

Posted in News Flash, People Search, Spokeo for Business

Oct 02

Trick or Treating: Court Records and Your Community

by Miriam • October 2, 2013

Good Neighbor Day has come and gone, but that doesn’t mean we should now forget about our community and those around us. With Halloween and the holiday season approaching, it’s important that we ensure that our children are safe and that our surroundings consist of superheroes rather than ghosts and goblins. With the power of […]

Posted in News Flash, People Search

Sep 27

Spokeo Community: KPCC’s Girl Geek Dinner

by Vanessa • September 27, 2013

Yesterday in support of women in technology, some Spokeo team members attended the KPCC Girl Geek Dinner in Pasadena. We had a great time and bonus, Elon Musk was there! Be sure to check out the event recap on our community blog.

Posted in Community Outreach

Sep 25

Be a Good Neighbor on Sept 28th: Good Neighbor Day!

by Miriam • September 25, 2013

When I was younger, the street I lived on was an open book. We left our doors unlocked and we could identify the sounds our neighbors’ cars made, the calls of mothers to their kids, and whose dog was barking long after the sun went down. We weren’t strangers. The neighborhood was familiar, almost as […]

Posted in News Flash, People Search

Sep 23

Celebrity Watching & Researching

by Vanessa • September 23, 2013

  People watching is one of my favorite past times, the other is celebrity watching.   One of the best places to get a front row view of celebs in their element is of course televised award shows. Every fall, I can count on award season to feed my celeb-watching craving.  The Emmy awards show is […]

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Sep 19

International Talk Like a Pirate Day – Arggh Favorite Pirates

by Vanessa • September 19, 2013

September is full of interesting holidays. Think our recent Programmer’s Day, and yesterday’s National Cheeseburger Day. Today, we celebrate “International Talk Like a Pirate Day.” Given the big iOS7 update yesterday and tomorrow’s public release of the iPhone 5s, we figured we ask Siri to share her favorite pirates. She came back with the following: Wow Siri! […]

Posted in Famous People Search, News Flash, People Search Trends

Sep 18

To Catch A Thief: Reverse Phone Search (A True Story)

by Vanessa • September 18, 2013

Years after her mother had passed, Dian had still yet to enter the room or move any of the treasured belongings. She decided that it was finally time and opened her home up to a person in need. She took on a new roommate, Wendy, who’d come to Florida from Atlanta. Unfortunately it didn’t work […]

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Sep 17

Miss America Crowns 2014 Winner

by Vanessa • September 17, 2013

The Miss America Pageant crowned Nina Davuluri as the 2014 Miss America this past Sunday in Atlantic City. Nina is the second consecutive Miss New York to win the  title and is the first Indian-American to wear the national crown. Today also marks the day, 30 years ago, when Vanessa Williams (also Miss New York) […]

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