Skout is believed to be an iOS app from a company that is known as Skout too. Currently, the app is available as a free download from Appstore. It has actually been there for some time, but recently, it started a promotional campaign through Facebook..
Skout is a actually a mobile-social network that is designed to give its users an opportunity to meet people, make new friends and at the time exchange pictures. Currently, the Users can sign up using Facebook or even their email, and they should populate the profile with their basic information which must include their gender, and what they are interested in, men or women.
Skout’s major screen only displays a grid view of users who are online currently. When you tap on the images presented, it brings the user’s profile, which actually displays the person’s primary information, their latest posts and amount of points they have got. After that, you are able to wink at them, add them to chat, add them to your favorites block them, or send them a virtual gift among many other things. You can also post comments and likes in the posts.
When you open the drawer that is on left side of the app,the number of the alternative means to actually browse the network is reveled. Buzz actually displays a social feed of the local people, the friends or even the favorites. Look at Me is actually a bidding game where the users can bid using their points which have accrued, hoping that they will attain much visibility
Most of the activities in the app cost points in order for them to be performed. This type of currency which is app based can actually be bought or even acquired through different other ways, like engaging with different advertising partners and convincing individuals to pay points in order to get a chance to see backstage photos. The owner of these photos gets a proportion of the costs for what was paid for the photos.
The points a user acquires can be used on various purposes. With them, you can be able to see who checked your profile, and you can actually send gifts to other people. You can also wink at the users using your points
Just the other day, the app introduced a travel feature for travellers. Using this app, the travellers will be able to connect with new people in the city’s they are going to, and it actually creates a vacation for the users.
Skout also banned its users from posting half naked photos to its site. This trend has been there for some time now, especially from celebrities, but the management of the company says that the naked bathroom photos to not add any value to the users, in fact, the profile with nude photos do not attract many viewers. They have also banned underage children from using it for security reasons.