Skout Releases Location-Based Dating Application for iPhone

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Available today in Apple's App Store. Finding Singles for Valentine's Day just got a bit easier.

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We are very excited about today's availability of SKOUT for iPhone

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Skout is a new mobile, real-time, location-based dating service that helps people meet compatible singles in their vicinity. Today the company is announcing the immediate availability of SKOUT for iPhone. People can use SKOUT for iPhone to chat with, share photos, and find dates with other singles in their vicinity. Whether at a conference, a bar, a college campus or a sporting event, people with similar interests can now use their iPhones to communicate with other singles and possibly even find love.

"When I founded, I envisioned how the internet could change the way singles discover each other. As we stand at the cusp of mobile convergence, Skout is perfectly positioned to disrupt the online dating market. Skout represents what all dating companies must become to not only just remain relevant, but to survive," says's founder Gary Kremen.

SKOUT for iPhone is available today, free of charge, at Apple's App Store under the Social Networking / Lifestyle categories. It can be downloaded here.

The Skout dating service is also available on other mobile phones, desktop and laptop computers by visiting

"We are very excited about today's availability of SKOUT for iPhone," says Skout founder and CEO Christian Wiklund. "We're making it easy for singles to discover others with similar interests, using location information and the iPhone's rich interface. With Valentine's day occurring this week, I can't think of a better time to put one's iPhone to good use to find that perfect match."

According to Juniper Research, the mobile dating market will reach 1.4 billion dollars by 2013. Skout is perfectly positioned to take advantage of this growing market.

About Skout:
Skout is a mobile, real-time, location-based dating platform that helps people meet singles in their vicinity by chatting and sharing photos and other user-generated content. The company is based in San Francisco, CA. The service is available on over 10,000 mobile devices, as an iPhone application, and on any Internet-connected laptop or desktop computer.

For more information, please contact:

Patrick McGovern
Chief Marketing Officer
Skout, Inc.
pmcgovern (at) skout (dot) com


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