Overall impression
Overall impression
  • Easy swipe feature to like a profile or not
  • Millions of members to checkout
  • Members of LGBTQ+ are welcome to register
  • Connect to other apps like Spotify, Snapchat, etc
  • Lack of security when it comes to the authenticity of a profile
  • Limited profile information available
  • Swipe decisions are based on photos in just a matter of seconds, making Tinder a bit superficial
  • Quick and easy to set up
  • Promotes community-building
  • Free membership has many features
  • Mobile application available for Android and iOS users
  • Free version is full of ads
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Free Services
Free Services
  • Tinder App Download
  • Registration
  • Left swipe
  • Upload a profile picture
  • Find members near your location
  • One super like per day
  • Register an account
  • See who checked your profile
  • Search profiles
  • Like and comment on members' public photos
  • Favorite members
  • Message members
Fee-Based Services
Fee-Based Services
  • See members who like you
  • Match instantly
  • Unlimited likes and right swipes
  • Be on top of the line
  • Find members around the world
  • Rewind your swipe
  • Access to Top Picks
  • No ads
  • Boost your popularity
  • Message directly to inbox
  • Your chats move to the top of your match's inbox
  • See who favorited you
  • Insights on potential matches
Costs and Prices
Costs and Prices
Tinder Plus
  • 1 Month: 17.99 USD / Month
  • 6 Months: 9.00 USD / Month
  • 12 Months: 6.00 USD / Month
Skout Points
  • 3,150 Credits: 19.99 USD
  • 8,400 Credits: 49.99 USD
  • 18,975 Credits: 99.99 USD
  • 50,000 Credits: 249.99 USD

Tinder and Skout are two popular dating apps, each with unique features. Tinder is known for its swiping feature, where users can quickly indicate their interest in someone with a swipe. Skout, however, is designed for making new friends and meeting new people worldwide.

Tinder has a large user base, which makes it easy to find matches quickly. It also has a paid subscription service that gives users access to more features, such as unlimited swipes and the ability to change their location to meet people in other cities.

Skout, on the other hand, focuses on building communities of users who share common interests. It offers a range of features like chat, virtual gifts, and the ability to browse user profiles and photos.

If neither Tinder nor Skout seems like a good fit, another option is Hinge. Hinge is a dating app that emphasizes building meaningful connections. It encourages users to fill out a detailed profile with prompts that allow them to showcase their personality and interests and matches users based on shared interests rather than just physical appearance.

DatingScout.com Author Chris Pleines
Chris Pleines
Founder of Datingscout and Author of the book "Online Dating for Dummies"
Chris founded Datingscout 14 years ago, and today he is one of the leading Online Dating Experts. He is the author of the book "Online Dating for Dummies" and the author of the Internet's largest online dating study analyzing 20 Million Profile Pictures with artificial intelligence. Chris Pleines holds a master degree in media science and appeared in numerous television interviews and publications to give expert advice as well as tips about online dating.