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skout

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Skout suspends under-18 service after it's linked to rapes

After three reports of sexual assault in which men allegedly posed as teenagers on the location-based flirting app, Skout suspended its 17-and-under community for "safety upgrades."

By Jun. 12, 2012

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How Skout attracted millions with its flirty ways

Skout's CEO talks about what it takes to get a successful social networking app out in the market.

By Apr. 2, 2012

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Ep. 1569: Find love on Skout and fall in love with Gene Simmons (all over again)

On today's Most Epic Buzz Out Loud Episode Ever, we interview the founders of Skout.com and find out there's an easier way to find love and friendship all around you than the way you have to do it in Sweden. Also, how Verizon is trying to murder the Galaxy Nexus and Google is letting it. Plus, David Lucatch (don't get his name wrong, take it from me) and Gene Simmons (yes, THAT Gene Simmons) join us to talk about the magic wand that is Ortsbo. We'd believe it even if Gene didn't say so.

By Dec. 8, 2011

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Buzz Out Loud 1569: Find love on Skout and fall in love with Gene Simmons (all over again) (Podcast)

On today's Most Epic Buzz Out Loud Episode Ever, we interview the founders of Skout.com and find out there's an easier way to find love and friendship all around you than the way you have to do it in Sweden. Also, how Verizon is trying to murder the Galaxy Nexus and Google is letting it. Plus, David Lucatch (don't get his name wrong, take it from me) and Gene Simmons (yes, THAT Gene Simmons) join us to talk about the magic wand that is Ortsbo. We'd believe it even if Gene didn't say so.

By Dec. 8, 2011

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Can social networks protect your kids?

Here's a look at potential safeguards that companies may put in place in light of recent cases of alleged abuse and rape in youth-centric online communities.

By Jun. 15, 2012

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Jukebox + iPhone equals a pickup at a bar

Skout is installing touch-screen devices in bars that are jukeboxes and dating terminals with location awareness

By Mar. 2, 2009

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Habbo silenced after accusations of improper behavior

A looming news broadcast alleging shocking details of sexually explicit interactions online spurs online teen community to place a mute on all users, stopping them from speaking to one another.

By Jun. 12, 2012

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SideCar mobile app lets you grab a car ride with local drivers

A new app for iOS and Android can hook you up with people willing to drive you to a local destination.

By Jun. 26, 2012

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How Verizon gets developers thinking about its road map

A recent visit to Verizon's app innovation center in San Francisco yielded some direction on where it thinks apps are headed.

By May. 7, 2012

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Singlesquare turns Foursquare into location-based dating service

Foursquare lets you win virtual mayorships, but what about winning people's hearts? Singlesquare builds a location-based dating service on top of Foursquare's check-in tech.

By Jan. 21, 2011