Skout Suspends Teen Flirting App After Sexual Assaults

Skout, a popular mobile flirting application, has suspended its service for teenagers after it was linked to three sexual assaults in recent weeks, causing developers to re-evaluate its security measures. The separate sexual assaults involved two girls, age 12 and 15, and a 13-year-old boy. All were allegedly victimized by adults posing as teens. "For now, we believe that there's only one thing we can do: until we can design better protections, we are temporarily shutting down the under-18...Full Story
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