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Mar 10

Amazing Relationship Stories of Same-Named People

by Spokeo • March 10, 2015

It’s always weird and wonderful to encounter someone with your same first name…and totally off-putting to meet someone with the same first and last name! Thanks to social media and people search engines like Spokeo it’s now easier than ever to find out who shares your name and see what similarities you might have in […]

Posted in News Flash, People Search, People Search Trends

Mar 04

Spokeo Reunions: Linda Finds an Old Friend

by Vanessa • March 4, 2015

We love hearing and sharing stories about how people have used Spokeo to find someone who was missing in their life. Usually it’s someone looking for family, but every once in a while, we’re touched by a story from someone who found a person that means just as much–or more, than family. Linda was that person. […]

Posted in News Flash, Newsroom, People Search, Spokeo Reunions

Feb 27

FCC Decision on Net Neutrality

by Vanessa • February 27, 2015

Chances are, if you were online yesterday you read about at least one of three things: 1. #theDress (turns out it IS blue/black), 2. Llamas on the loose! or finally, about the historic decision by the Federal Communications Commission on net neutrality   In sum, the FCC’s decision approves a proposal that would treat the […]

Posted in News Flash, Tech Watch, The Spokeo Perspective

Feb 25

Site Maintenance – We’re back!

by Vanessa • February 25, 2015

If you visited Spokeo this morning, you were greeted with an unexpected error message noting that Spokeo was down for maintenance. We’re excited to report that we’re back and ready to meet all of your people searching needs today. The outage was unfortunately an error on the part of one of our vendors, but we’ve […]

Posted in Inside Spokeo, News Flash

Feb 24

Look Up Online Acquaintances with Spokeo

by Spokeo • February 24, 2015

The internet is the new meeting spot, the new town hall, the new singles bar. The digital age offers more opportunities than ever before to meet new people whether they live around the corner, or around the globe and we think that’s terrific! We could all benefit from a little outside influence from time to […]

Posted in News Flash, People Search, Protecting Yourself

Feb 19

Fascinating Backstories of 2015 Oscar Nominees

by Spokeo • February 19, 2015

The 87th annual Academy Awards this Sunday, February 22nd are set to be some of the best in years. Thanks to the addition of five extra Best Picture nominees in the category a few years ago, the Oscars have drawn in record-breaking TV audiences and landed quirky hosts like Neil Patrick Harris. This year’s Oscar nominees […]

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

Feb 12

Guest Blog: That Time I Should Have Checked Spokeo About My Date

by Spokeo • February 12, 2015

By Gina Stewart of Expert Online Dating Ever been on a date and something your date says or does just kind of causes you to take a pause? You know, those things that make you go “hmmm.” Dating is full of unanswered questions. Going on dates is meant to help answer questions about the person […]

Posted in Dating Research, Guest Blog, News Flash, People Search

Feb 05

Guest Blog: That time I Should Have Checked Spokeo – Online Dating Edition

by Spokeo • February 5, 2015

Hi. I’m Gina Stewart from Expert Online Dating. As much as I love online dating, there are times when I admit it leaves a little too much to the imagination. Sometimes you just want a little piece of mind as to who that cutie is on the other end of your connection. Here are some […]

Posted in Dating Research, Guest Blog, News Flash, People Search Trends, Protecting Yourself

Jan 29

Future Georgia Tech Student Wins Winter 2015 Connections Scholarship

by Vanessa • January 29, 2015

The Connections Scholarship opportunities continue at Spokeo. The third, and most recent, winner stole our hearts with her passion for charity. Emma Browning wrote about social media and the power it has to connect people with a cause. Her focus on compelling content has been the trick to helping engage her local high school students […]

Posted in Community Outreach, Connections Scholarship, News Flash, Newsroom

Jan 27

Forbes Names Spokeo One of America’s Most Promising Companies

by Vanessa • January 27, 2015

We’re excited to report that Forbes named Spokeo #75 on it’s annual list of “America’s Most Promising Companies!” The list includes a ranking of private companies generating less than $300 million annually. In order to create the list, editors reviewed hundreds of entries noting a company’s revenue, growth rate, product ideas, management and other factors. According […]

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