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Let’s Get “Real”: A Simplified Discussion of SCOTUS’ Decision in Spokeo Inc. v Robins

Written by May 23, 2016

Last Monday, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) announced its 6-2 ruling in favor of Spokeo in Spokeo Inc. v. Robins. The focus of the case is defining the “injury in fact” that the Constitution requires a plaintiff to demonstrate in order to institute a lawsuit in federal court. In particular, the question was…
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Posted in News Flash, Press Releases, Privacy Unplugged, Spokeo in the News

Supreme Court Sides With Spokeo – Official Statement

Written by May 16, 2016

Earlier today, the Supreme Court announced its decision in “Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins” on the very important issue of whether the Constitution permits a lawsuit to proceed merely on the allegation that federal law has been violated when the plaintiff cannot claim that he has been harmed in a concrete way. With its opinion in the…
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Posted in News Flash, Newsroom, Press Releases, Spokeo in the News

Tech Talent Tuesday: Jorge

Written by May 10, 2016

First name:  Jorge Title:  Software Architect / Team Lead   Was this your original title at Spokeo?: No, I started as Sr. Software Developer   Tell us about your job. What do you do? I work on Spokeo’s Web Application team.  I’m responsible for much of the customer-facing experience.  I help maintain the website’s functionality, as…
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Posted in Inside Spokeo, Tech Talent Tuesday

Spokeo and Rentreporters.com Team Up to Teach Coding to Middle Schoolers

Written by May 4, 2016

Spokeo has kicked off an exciting new partnership with Marshall Fundamental School in Pasadena to offer coding workshop to Jr. High School Students. Along with volunteers from RentReporters.com, Spokeo teammates led the first session of four accelerated classes for ten students to teach the basics of computer coding. The team is using curriculum from Code.org,…
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Posted in Community Outreach, For the Family, Inside Spokeo

Celebrating Ten Years!

Written by April 27, 2016

April marks the annual anniversary of Spokeo’s launch and we’re proud to celebrate 10 years as a growing, thriving business in 2016. We celebrated this important milestone as a company this past Saturday with a “Spokeo World” themed party that included a throwback to the original dorm room where the idea for Spokeo was sparked…
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Spokeo Helps Reconnect Foster Children to Family Members

Written by April 19, 2016

Spokeo is proud to recognize its newest community grant recipient: Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of El Paso County, Colorado. CASA reached out to Spokeo’s grant program, which is committed to reconnecting and assisting people through our technology and helping the community. CASA is an amazing organization that trains and supports volunteers who advocate for…
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Posted in Community Outreach, For the Family, News Flash, Newsroom

Spokeo Celebrates 10th Anniversary with #SpokeoTurns10 Sweepstakes

Written by April 15, 2016

Leading People Search Engine Launches Sweepstakes with $4,000 Grand Prize; Five $100 Runner-Up Prizes PASADENA, CALIF. (April 15, 2016) – Spokeo, the leading people search engine, today launched the #SpokeoTurns10 sweepstakes to celebrate its 10th anniversary. Whether it’s reuniting with friends or family members, paying off college debt, traveling or splurging on a gift for a…
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Tech Talent Tuesday: Munish

Written by April 12, 2016

Today we’re introducing you to one of our talented frontend leaders. Meet Munish… First Name: Munish Title: Sr. Manager/Architect of Web Application Development Was this your original title at Spokeo? No. Started as Sr. Principal Engineer Tell us about your job. What do you do? I do software development, architecture and management for payments, administration, analytics…
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Posted in Inside Spokeo, Tech Talent Tuesday

Why We Hired 3,000 Nepali Nationals for a Major Census Records Project

Written by April 1, 2016

In 2013, Spokeo’s CEO Harrison Tang took an unforgettable trip to Nepal with the goal of organizing a workforce of 3,000 locals to transcribe 200 million census records! Spokeo’s mission is to help people find and connect with others. With this mission in mind, the company decided to embark on a monumental effort to digitize…
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Posted in Community Outreach, News Flash

It Takes a Village to Reunite a Father and Son

Written by March 15, 2016

Pictured from left to right: Chad (Carey’s half brother), Chancellor (Carey’s father), and Carey.   Spokeo just received a touching story about how we helped Carey find his biological father after 39 years apart. In 1976, Carey’s mother, Clementine, found out that she was pregnant. Living in Chicago at the time, Clementine never had the chance…
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Posted in People Search, Spokeo Reunions