Is Spokeo Legit?

Great question! Here’s some information about us to help you get to know us better.


How We Got Started

From the very beginning, we have been committed to being a safe and secure service for learning more about the people around you.  We launched our people search engine in 2010 and we have been serving more than 15 million monthly visitors.  We aim to be your go-to people information service. Our entire team, including our awesome Customer Care department, is proudly based out of Pasadena, CA. 


How We Help People

Our site is used daily by millions of people for all sorts of reasons.  From assisting businesses with market research and fraud prevention to helping countless people reconnect with friends and family members, we are the trusted service for all of your people search needs. 


Our Mission is “Make Your World More Transparent” 

What does this mean?  How do we do this?  We provide our users with actionable insights about the people around them, making trust a little easier, and bringing transparency to their world.  We work each day to provide every single customer with an unparalleled level of service and security. You can rest assured that we treat your personal data with care, and your account information and payment details are safe and secure.


We've Been Featured in Tons of Press 

Over the years we have been featured in publications such as in the New York Times, HuffPost, Forbes, as well as on programs like CNBC and ABC News.


We’ve even been featured in shows like Mr. Robot, Netflix’s Orange is the New Black and MTV’s Catfish, which look to us as their trusted source for information on people.


We’ve Gotten Tons of Awards 

We could go on and on about the awards we have won over the years; from the Prestigious Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® Award, to being included in Inc.'s 5000: The Most Successful Companies in America, and Entrepreneur’s annual Entrepreneur 360™ list. Even our Customer Care team is award-winning, with several of our frontline agents winning the Society of Consumer Affairs Professionals’ (SOCAP) STAR Award.


Hear From Our Users!

But don’t just take our word for it. Visit our Customer Success Stories page here:

You can also read reviews for our service and app on Trustpilot and the Google Play Store.

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