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Spokeo Ranks on Inc. 5000 List for Second Consecutive Year

Written by August 17, 2016

Leading People Search Engine Named One of America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies Pasadena, Calif. (August 17, 2016) – Spokeo, a leading people search engine, today announced that it was named to the 2016 Inc. 5000 list. The list honors the fastest-growing private companies in the U.S. Spokeo has a three-year revenue growth of 246 percent, which secured its placement…
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Posted in News Flash, Newsroom, Press Releases

Tech Talent Tuesday: Dave

Written by August 9, 2016

Tech Talent Tuesday is a monthly series where we introduce you to one of the talented members of the product team at Spokeo. We’re an extremely close-knit group and pride ourselves on the great culture we’ve built. Hope you enjoy getting to know our tech minds!  First name: Dave Title: Principal Software Developer; joined Spokeo as…
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Posted in Inside Spokeo, News Flash, Tech Talent Tuesday

Spokeo Announces the Fall 2016 Spokeo Connections Scholarship Winner

Written by August 8, 2016

We are thrilled to announce the sixth winner of the Spokeo Connections Scholarship (view past winners)! This semester, we received more than 300 essays. After vigilant review of many exceptional submissions, one in particular stood out. Shashank Keshav Rao of Canton, MI wrote a brilliant essay examining how social media tools serve the greater public…
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Posted in Connections Scholarship, Newsroom

Tech Talent Tuesday: Ali

Written by July 12, 2016

Tech Talent Tuesday is a monthly series where we introduce you to one of the talented members of the product team at Spokeo. We’re an extremely close-knit group and pride ourselves on the great culture we’ve built. Hope you enjoy getting to know our tech minds!  First name: Ali   Nick Name:  N/A   Title:…
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Posted in Inside Spokeo, Tech Talent Tuesday

When Your Gut Feeling Says He’s Married

Written by July 7, 2016

Rachel was an online dater navigating the same complicated waters that most singles face today. She’d met someone with potential online. His name was Tim, and they even had a mutual Facebook friend! But something felt awry… “I had a funny feeling about him; something wasn’t right.”  Looking to calm her fears, she decided she’d…
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Posted in Dating Research, News Flash, Protecting Yourself

New to Spokeo: Property Owners & Residents

Written by June 29, 2016

A premium reverse address search on Spokeo has always helped you figure out who’s connected to a certain address, but we’re proud to say that we’ve taken it even one step further. Spokeo now also helps you distinguish between a property owner and a resident and even helps you sort out previous from current residents on applicable address…
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Posted in Inside Spokeo, News Flash, Product Highlights & Updates

Free vs. Paid Online Dating: What to Expect

Written by June 27, 2016

According to Match.com, today, Monday, June 27 is the BUSIEST day for online dating. As the mercury rises so do the swipes to the right in search of Summer love. By now even the most inexperienced internet users know that online dating is a mixed bag. There are thousands upon thousands of dating sites and…
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Posted in Dating Research, Protecting Yourself

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