Onlinedating site for flirting and sex
Posts include plenty of profanity and suggestive pictures.
When using the dating app SKOUT, teens who set up an account can then view other teens, specifying an interest in male, female, or both.
They can post to the buzz feed, comment on others' posts, add pictures, and private-message others.
They'll get notifications when other teens near their geographic area join, and they can search other areas by cashing in points.
They receive notification when someone "checks" them out but must pay points to see who it was.
Teens earn points through activity -- creating a profile, uploading pics, and logging on -- or by downloading advertised apps.
is more PG-13 than NC-17, probably due to increased moderation.
Once teens turn 18, they're automatically moved into the adult group, but it's easy to enter a false birthday at registration and pose as either an adult or a teen.
In 2012, the teen app was briefly suspended to tighten safety protocols.
As a result, a teen's exact location isn't revealed, only a general region, and posts are now more closely monitored.
Also, teens can't send pictures in private messages.
They earn points for using the app and responding to ads.