SAN FRANCISCO, June 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- SKOUT, the leading global app that helps you meet new people and expand your social circle, announced today it is now available in Norwegian. Around the world, more people are using their mobile phones to meet new friends, and this is true in Norway. Over the past two years, the number of connections made by Skouters in Norway has grown by more than 25%.
"We are proud to launch SKOUT in Norwegian, offering our users in Norway an even better experience in their native language as they use our app to meet new friends," said Christian Wiklund, co-founder and CEO of SKOUT.
The SKOUT app is free to download for iOS and Android devices. The app enables you to meet others nearby who share your interests, chat with new friends, send virtual gifts and stickers to friends, and even virtually travel to meet friends in other cities. Skouters used the SKOUT Travel feature to take more than 16 million journeys in 2015! Skout's newest feature is 'Interested?,' which uses the 'Meet People' search settings to instantly match Skouters who share similar interests.
The SKOUT community includes millions of users spanning more than 180 countries. The app is now available in 22 languages, including Danish, English, French, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish and Vietnamese.
SKOUT is the largest global platform for meeting new people and expanding your social circle. The SKOUT community spans more than 180 countries and is available in 22 languages. SKOUT is dedicated to providing a platform through which people can easily and safely connect. The Andreessen Horowitz backed company was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in San Francisco. Visit skout.com to learn more.