Spokeo Blog
August Birthdays of Note

Written by August 4, 2015

Ever since the inception of Spokeo’s Famous People Birthday’s Page, we’ve wanted to have the most inclusive birthday page when considering who to showcase. Every day we feature 18 people (9 contemporary, 9 historical) and I wanted to highlight just a few of the fascinating people I learned about through this intensive people search process. Specifically, we’re spotlighting some of…
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Posted in Famous People Search, News Flash, People Search

Version 9.0 Launches Following Spokeo’s Migration to Amazon Web Services

Written by July 29, 2015

Have you noticed any new options available to you while searching on Spokeo in the last few weeks? Or perhaps better and faster results when you search a name? Spokeo recently released version 9.0 to all of the premium users and we’re very excited about what it means for you!   All About Version 9.0…
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Posted in Inside Spokeo, News Flash, Newsroom, People Search

2015 Spokeo Search Angel Awards Honor Three Devoted Volunteers

Written by July 21, 2015

Leading People Search Engine Recognizes Search Angels For Their Efforts In Reconnecting Adult Adoptees and Their Families Nationwide Pasadena, Calif., July 22, 2015 – Spokeo (www.spokeo.com), the leading people search engine, along with an advisory committee comprised of leaders from a variety of adoption organizations, today announced three honorees for the Annual Spokeo Search Angel Awards: Kimberley…
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Posted in Community Outreach, For the Family, Inside Spokeo, News Flash, Newsroom, People Search, Press Releases, Spokeo Reunions, Spokeo Search Angels

Moms Using the Web to Stay in Touch With Family

Written by July 16, 2015

Moms juggle more things on a daily basis than most CEOs. Between kids, carpooling, work, home, and family relationships (on top of a full-time job for many) it can be incredibly difficult to balance all the requirements of being a mom in the 21st century. Although the web can certainly distract from this mission, it can also…
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Posted in For the Family, People Search

Tech Talent Tuesday: Susmita

Written by July 14, 2015

Presenting the second installment of the newest blog series to the Spokeo Blog: Tech Talent Tuesday. We want you to get to know us a little better, so on the second Tuesday of every month, we’ll be introducing one of our awesomely talented techies at Spokeo. Today, meet Susmita! First name: Susmita Nick Name: Don’t have…
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Posted in Inside Spokeo, Tech Talent Tuesday

Spokeo Hackathon 2015

Written by July 10, 2015

On June 25, Spokeo hosted its first-ever employee hackathon. For one 24-hour period, the office’s 7th floor was the epicenter of action for the next great Spokeo idea. Employees were tasked with creating a project that  was related to organizing information about people. The idea had to somehow be Spokeo-relevant, but could run the gamut from…
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Posted in Inside Spokeo, News Flash, Tech Watch

The Twitter Primary

Written by July 7, 2015

Did you know that none of the Democratic presidential candidates follow @potus on twitter?  Or how about that the newsman that the most Republicans follow is Bret Baier? The Presidential Primary season is in full swing and we’re taking a look at some of the candidates’ Twitter Profiles to see what we can glean from…
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Posted in Famous People Search, News Flash, People Search, People Search Trends

Spokeo #25 on LABJ’s List of Minority-Owned Businesses

Written by July 1, 2015

In June, Spokeo was proud to have made it into the top 25 of the LA Business Journal’s List of Minority-Owned Businesses. The list is comprised of LA County-based companies ranked by their 2014 revenue. We’re excited to be included amongst such great company yet again! Topping the list were mega fashion retailer Forever 21…
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Posted in Inside Spokeo, News Flash, Newsroom, Spokeo in the News

Spokeo Community: Social Media Safety and Pinterest with Mothers’ Club FLC

Written by June 25, 2015

Last week we had a ladies party at the Spokeo offices complete with berry lemonade and fruit tarts. Head over to the Spokeo Community blog to read about our afternoon teaching social media safety tips and Pinterest for party-planning to the moms from Mothers’ Club Family Learning Center in Pasadena!

Posted in Community Outreach, For the Family, Inside Spokeo, News Flash

6 Steps to Planning the Best Family Reunion Ever

Written by June 23, 2015

Statistics say that somewhere around 60% of Americans attend a family reunion annually. That’s more than 150,000,000 people! If you’re in charge of planning your family’s reunion this year (or every year) there’s no reason the next one can’t be the best yet. All it takes is a little planning. Spokeo has a long history helping…
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Posted in For the Family, News Flash, People Search, Spokeo Reunions