Oct 02

Trick or Treating: Court Records and Your Community

by Miriam • October 2, 2013

Good Neighbor Day has come and gone, but that doesn’t mean we should now forget about our community and those around us. With Halloween and the holiday season approaching, it’s important that we ensure that our children are safe and that our surroundings consist of superheroes rather than ghosts and goblins. With the power of […]

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Sep 27

Spokeo Community: KPCC’s Girl Geek Dinner

by Vanessa • September 27, 2013

Yesterday in support of women in technology, some Spokeo team members attended the KPCC Girl Geek Dinner in Pasadena. We had a great time and bonus, Elon Musk was there! Be sure to check out the event recap on our community blog.

Posted in Community Outreach

Sep 25

Be a Good Neighbor on Sept 28th: Good Neighbor Day!

by Miriam • September 25, 2013

When I was younger, the street I lived on was an open book. We left our doors unlocked and we could identify the sounds our neighbors’ cars made, the calls of mothers to their kids, and whose dog was barking long after the sun went down. We weren’t strangers. The neighborhood was familiar, almost as […]

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Sep 23

Celebrity Watching & Researching

by Vanessa • September 23, 2013

  People watching is one of my favorite past times, the other is celebrity watching.   One of the best places to get a front row view of celebs in their element is of course televised award shows. Every fall, I can count on award season to feed my celeb-watching craving.  The Emmy awards show is […]

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Sep 19

International Talk Like a Pirate Day – Arggh Favorite Pirates

by Vanessa • September 19, 2013

September is full of interesting holidays. Think our recent Programmer’s Day, and yesterday’s National Cheeseburger Day. Today, we celebrate “International Talk Like a Pirate Day.” Given the big iOS7 update yesterday and tomorrow’s public release of the iPhone 5s, we figured we ask Siri to share her favorite pirates. She came back with the following: Wow Siri! […]

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

Sep 18

To Catch A Thief: Reverse Phone Search (A True Story)

by Vanessa • September 18, 2013

Years after her mother had passed, Dian had still yet to enter the room or move any of the treasured belongings. She decided that it was finally time and opened her home up to a person in need. She took on a new roommate, Wendy, who’d come to Florida from Atlanta. Unfortunately it didn’t work […]

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Sep 17

Miss America Crowns 2014 Winner

by Vanessa • September 17, 2013

The Miss America Pageant crowned Nina Davuluri as the 2014 Miss America this past Sunday in Atlantic City. Nina is the second consecutive Miss New York to win the  title and is the first Indian-American to wear the national crown. Today also marks the day, 30 years ago, when Vanessa Williams (also Miss New York) […]

Posted in People Search

Sep 13

Happy Programmer’s Day – Spokeo Programmer Q&A

by Vanessa • September 13, 2013

Today is Friday the 13th, but more importantly, it’s programmer’s day! Now, if Jason Vorhees were a programmer by trade, instead of a hockey-masked murderer, that would lead to one heckuva celebration. Since that’s not the case, instead we’ll kick off with a quick Q&A from one of our fierce female programmers, Asma. She’s been […]

Posted in Inside Spokeo, News Flash

Sep 12

Spokeo Mobile Refresh: Keeping Smartphone Search Simple

by Vanessa • September 12, 2013

    Today, we’re excited to unveil a new smartphone experience for Spokeo.  It features a simple and sleek skin that enables less typing and tapping, and delivers a more direct path to the information you want (come to think of it, the new look would pair nicely with a green iPhone 5c, see image). […]

Posted in News Flash, Newsroom, Product Highlights & Updates

Sep 11

Making the Most of Your Search: Watching Your Quotas

by Miriam • September 11, 2013

Spokeo’s new look makes it easier than ever to make the most of your searches and keep track of how many searches you’ve performed. As a premium user, simply go to your Account menu in the top right-hand corner of the site and select “Usage”. Here, you can track how many of each searches you’ve […]

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