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People who both swipe right on each other's profiles can then contact each other.
"One of the things women told me is they want to know where the single guys are," said Christopher Klotz, founder and chief executive of the Canadian-based firm.
Pew researcher Aaron Smith said dating app users "tend to be quite young, primarily people in their mid-20s or 30s" and very tied to their smartphones.
'Digital Crush' Julie Spira, author of a cyber-dating book and blog, said young people are most comfortable with mobile dating apps, which can speed up courtship and deliver "push notifications" of a so-called "digital crush." "People spend a lot of time checking emails or Facebook; it's the first thing they look at when they wake up, so it makes a lot of sense to find love or friends or dates through the apps," Spira told AFP.
Barnes said Skout began as a website and shifted to mobile as smartphone use increased, and allowed people to connect based on location.
Another mobile app called Skout, which launched in 2007, calls itself the "largest global, mobile network for meeting new people" with eight million members around the world, and says it facilitated over 350 million connections in 2013 alone.
Spokeswoman Jordan Barnes said Skout "is not just a dating app" because it helps facilitate professional relations and friendships as well as romantic encounters.