Mar 17

History of St. Patrick’s Day

by Vanessa • March 17, 2014

Are you wearing green and drinking green beer today in celebration of this spirited holiday? Have you ever wondered why?? Spokeo to the rescue with a bit of history for you. The festivities first began as the celebration of the arrival of Christianity to Ireland, and March 17 is the anniversary of the death of […]

Posted in Famous People Search

Mar 13

Top 5 Most-Searched Celebs of February 2014

by Vanessa • March 13, 2014

From the winter Olympics to the best in awards shows, and even New York Fashion Week, February was a busy month for celebs to see and be seen. Some A-listers have become ubiquitous with fame as of late (read: “Kardashian”) but for others, their names pop up at specific moments in time. We’ll be compiling […]

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

Mar 03

Spokeo Introduces Business Search

by Vanessa • March 3, 2014

We’ve got all of your people search needs COVERED! In addition to name search, phone search, email search, and address search, Spokeo is now offering you the ability to access business searches! Spokeo users who already have a Spokeo membership will now see a new “business” tab in your search results. Upon clicking this tab, […]

Posted in News Flash, Newsroom, Press Releases, Spokeo for Business

Feb 27

Who’s Who in Oscar Nominations

by Vanessa • February 27, 2014

It’s that time of year when all your clothes smell like popcorn and you’re tuned to the latest in entertainment news. Why? Because our favorites in the movie and tv biz are raking in the accolades. Awards season  will peak this weekend with the Academy Awards (Sunday, March, 2nd) so the time has come to […]

Posted in Famous People Search, News Flash

Feb 20

New Updates to Spokeo Reverse Address Search!

by Vanessa • February 20, 2014

Here at Spokeo, we offer our users a variety of search types to suit your various needs, from name search, to email search, and even phone search! Our newest search type, Reverse Address Search, was recently updated to provide you with even more opportunities to learn about a potential new neighborhood or get to know […]

Posted in News Flash, Newsroom

Feb 19

Spokeo Rewards Team Creativity with I.C.E. Competition

by Vanessa • February 19, 2014

Last December, a select group of Spokeo leaders created a friendly competition for Spokeo staffers to Innovate, Collaborate and Execute (ICE) together. The competition encouraged Spokeans to pull together with individuals from across a variety of departments to showcase their ingenuity and creativity. Self-selected teams were required to ideate a new product encompassing the three […]

Posted in Inside Spokeo, News Flash

Feb 05

SPOKEO REVEALS 71% OF AMERICANS ARE WILLING TO RESEARCH THEIR DATES OR POTENTIAL DATES TO FEEL SAFER

by Vanessa • February 5, 2014

AS VALENTINES DAY APPROACHES, SPOKEO REVEALS 71% OF AMERICANS ARE WILLING TO RESEARCH THEIR DATES OR POTENTIAL DATES TO FEEL SAFER To Assist Romantic Hopefuls in Search of a Perfect Mate, Spokeo Collaborates with Cyber Dating Expert, Julie Spira, Revealing Exclusive Dating Research Findings about Dating and Safety LOS ANGELES (February, 5 2014) — With Valentine’s Day […]

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

Feb 03

SPOKEO KICKS OFF 2014 ADOPTION SEARCH ANGEL AWARDS

by Vanessa • February 3, 2014

Call for Nominations Open For Volunteers Who Help Individuals Search for Their Families  PASADENA, Calif. (February 3, 2014) – Spokeo, the leading people search service, today announced a call for nominations for the 2014 Spokeo Search Angel Awards. Now in its second year, the program brings together leaders in the adoption, foster care and search […]

Posted in Community Outreach, News Flash, Newsroom, Press Releases, Spokeo Search Angels

Jan 23

Univ. of Central Florida Senior, Ashley Dillon, Wins Spokeo’s First Connections Scholarship

by Vanessa • January 23, 2014

Last September, we announced the Spokeo Connections Scholarship with an award of $1,000 for the college student who wrote the best, 1,000-word piece about our designated topics surrounding relationships, data and people. After our review team filtered through more than 550 entries, our final review board chose between 6 excellent finalists. The winning essay not […]

Posted in Connections Scholarship, News Flash, Newsroom, People Search

Jan 08

Spokeo Partners with Online Dating Expert, Julie Spira, to Discuss “The Business of Love and Dating.”

by Miriam • January 8, 2014

Winter is widely known as the peak romance season. From holiday party dates, to mistletoe kisses, people generally yearn for a romantic relationship more so during the holidays than at any other time. Likewise the act of dating increases as people search for that significant other to enjoy from Christmas through Valentine’s Day. According to […]

Posted in News Flash, Newsroom, People Search, Press Releases, Spokeo Research