Posts tagged skout
The focus is on flirting and by default the interaction is going to be sexual. It was not socially responsible to make that available to kids.
Creators of a flirting app called Skout are in hot water after three kids using the service were allegedly raped, leading to the children’s part of the app to shut down. Dan Lyons tells the cautionary tale about such creepy new mobile apps, and says Silicon Valley start-ups are so keen to make a buck that they may not see the risks.