RSVP, see who else is going, and find your wingman. Chat with local guys at your destination before you arrive. Unlike other apps, message history, photos, and videos sync across your devices and never get lost. This subscription is valid for 30 days, 90 days, or 1 year, depending on the subscription type selected. Payment will be charged to your iTunes Account upon confirmation of purchase. Your subscription automatically renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least hours before the end of the current period.
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The app is free to download. Users can opt to purchase a paid membership, Scruff Pro, to access additional features. In , the app added a community for HIV-positive users called "Poz. In October, , the company launched Scruff Version 5, which included new communities, relationship types, sex preferences, and safety practices. In , Scruff stopped using third-party programmatic ads, such as banner ads , and moved to a revenue model based on subscriptions and direct advertising. As of August , Scruff does not require members to provide information about race or ethnicity. Users compete for cash prizes by answering LGBT-themed pop culture and history questions through the Scruff app.
Scruff's CEO, Eric Silverberg, discusses two major changes to the gay dating app involving ethnicity and advertising. As of August 17, the gay dating app, which has over 12 million members in countries, has removed all programmatic advertising; it also no longer requires users to list their race or ethnicity. These ads are automated by targeting specific demographics like the gay community, using data provided by the app. In an interview with The Advocate over email, Eric Silverberg, CEO and cofounder of Scruff, said its change in advertising came about in part to increase the security of user data. The European Union's General Data Protection Regulation, which gives users more control over their personal data and how it is exported, was another reason for the advertising update.
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