Android apps have become the most widely used apps at the moment with the most popular being WhatsApp. Others that have increased in popularity include Tinder, skout among others. Recent times see the presence of several social networks being available to a traveler. Tourists are always searching ways to connect to other tourists. Tourists seek the thrill of using applications that are easy to use, providing directions to local routes and showing nearby tourists. Android apps can be downloaded from Google play. Google play is the store where people can purchase and download apps mainly under the Google platform. Google play on zendesk.com allows people to browse and download applications developed by Android SDK and published through Google. Through the digital media store, applications like Skout, Tinder and WhatsApp help people connect on a global scale. Tinder is an Android app that displays the presence of nearby tourists allowing meet-ups and interactions of other tourists. Tinder lets you search for tourists in a 2 to 4-mile radius.
Another app from Android causing a sensation is Skout. The app. Skout developed for people and tourists that wanted to expand their social circle according to the company’s website. It is a travel feature that currently holds more than 10 million members. The app assists people develop relationships socially through virtual journeys and can incorporate tours from locals. Scout becomes unique since it includes virtual travelers. Virtual travelers are the young adults and college students who wish for the thrill of modern technology. In case an individual does not have the funds to travel, Skout, is an application that allows a virtual journey or trip with a capability to turn them into real vacations. The relationships that blossom online can lead to real journeys when people meet and agree to travel. Skout serves several functions making sure that people have the most thrilling experience online. Skout enables meeting of new people. Skout creates what is called a ‘me-moo’ moment. Skout creates the preservation of the magic of unexpected meetings hence discovering new people from friendships to romance with a limitless possibility. Scout was also designed to enable people have and do fun things.
Meeting people can be tough and requires time to know each other. An easy way that people can know each other is through an adventure. Skout allows people to interact with each other through similar activities. For example, through an adventure, it creates a forum where people can share similar activities. Be it a local neighbor or an individual from a faraway country, interests in adventure brings people together. More importantly, Skout is accessible and available to most mobile devices. However, Skout as the flirting app has banned oversharing of snaps be it bathing photos or singles flexing their muscles in the mirror. According to Skout’s global PR manager, cliché of naked pictures is not tolerable. As such, Skout can be used by children old enough to have a mobile phone and old people as well. Scout is one of the most used social networks primarily due to its age-friendly angle.