PR WEB - Dec 30 - ~10K new users joined Skout each day in December 2010. According to Gary Kremen, Founder of Match.com, "Skout is perfectly positioned to disrupt the online dating market." Skout pioneered what is known as "gps dating", using the iPhone's unprecedented gps technology to help singles meet and flirt based on proximity. Skout launched in 2009. The average user spends ~40 minutes per day "Skouting", according to Skout's founder.
The full article was originally published at SF Gate, but is no longer available.
Mark Brooks: Traditional dating sites have been slow to push out GPS offerings, leaving the door open for Skout to lead early adopters by the hand to their next generation social dating + geolocation based service.