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Tech Talent Tuesday: Austin

Written by June 21, 2016

Today we’re excited for you to get to know one of Spokeo’s true MVP’s. Name: Austin Nick Name: “That Loud Dude Over There” Title: “Lead Software Architect” (Was this your original title at Spokeo?) – Original title was: Senior Software Engineer Tell us about your job. What do you do?: I lead two development teams that…
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Posted in Inside Spokeo, News Flash, Tech Talent Tuesday

Spokeo Expands Address Maps!

Written by June 9, 2016

 In an effort to continuously provide better tools and data for our customers, we’re happy to report that Spokeo now provides an even better experience with our address maps! To access the new and improved maps, simply click on the “Browse Map” link in the bottom right corner of the map in your address profile…
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Posted in News Flash, People Search, Product Highlights & Updates

Separated by a Hurricane, Reunited by Spokeo

Written by June 2, 2016

Marva and Joyce were roommates in Mississippi for two years in the seventies, but stayed in touch for a long time after Marva moved and settled in California. They even enjoyed visiting with one another when Marva returned to Mississippi on occasion. One day as Marva was planning another trip back, she called her old…
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Posted in For the Family, News Flash, People Search, Spokeo Reunions

Spokeo Introduces Advanced Search Filters

Written by May 31, 2016

If you’re a regular Spokeo user, you’ve probably noticed that we’ve added some new bells and whistles to help you with your search needs — additional search filters to narrow down results! Users can now filter with: First Name Middle Initial / Name Last Name Age Range Street, City, State Phone Email Relative’s First and/or…
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Posted in News Flash, Product Highlights & Updates

Spokeo Helps A Good Samaritan Save Family Memories

Written by May 26, 2016

We’re always proud to be a tool that helps old friends or family reconnect, but it’s very fun to hear stories about how Spokeo helps strangers connect in very special ways. Pat received a package from a shipping company that had evidently been broken in transit. He received hi items in a new box, but…
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Posted in For the Family, News Flash, People Search

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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Posted in Inside Spokeo, News Flash, Newsroom, Press Releases