Seven Year Growth to Success
Skout has become in seven short years a major mobile web social network. It was founded by Christian Wiklund and Niklas Lindstrong in 2007, launched amazingly innovative applications and uses on non-ios internet devices and the web. The Skout Android app was born in 2010 and by 2013 Skout was profitable. One year later, in 2014, its offspring app named Fuse became used globally, giving users ability to make their own social network with their tablet or smartphone.
Once the founding officers discovered people were using Skout as a dating service, they re-launched it in 2009 as a dating discovery application, further accelerating its success rate.
Nixter – Social Media, Dating App and Nightlife Media Tool
In 2014 Nixter, or nightlifeapp, a nightlife application was acquired by the company. Through this new app uses allows find nightlife events, buy attendance tickets, and view the guest lists for events in New York City, Los Angeles and San Francisco. Now the dating scene has gone totally virtual and part of the mobile web, as persons can meet, socialize, date and plan special dating events, all with their tablet or cell phone.
Location Focused via Satellite
Skout was among the first discovery dating applications to filter by user location. Available on both IOS and Android systems, Skout reports over 500 Million connections were made through its app last year. Skout uses cellphone GPS to let its users find other users within reasonable radius of themselves. Adhering to security, Skout does not identify a user’s exact physical location, and users can also opt-out of the location-tracking features of the app. The GPS location is only enabled in the adult community, not in teen service.
While browsing for people, users can read the profile and recent activities of other interesting users. You as application users are also allowed to instant message or send virtual gifts to one another. Amazingly, Skout is available in 180 countries and 14 languages!
Premium Paid Features
Skout Travel – The versatile Skout social application also has a travel feature that allows meeting in another city while traveling. Skout Travel is a premium paid feature.
Skout Shake to Chat – Shake to Chat connects users to others who are shaking their phones at the same time. This permits a roll of the dice type blind dating phonecon. The user’s profile is anonymous after the Shake to Chat conversation begins for 40 seconds. Ostensibly this is 40 seconds in which the user can decide if his or her profile should be seen by the person connected by the feature.