Spending money on new clothes or jewelry can also be classified as scamming by your logic. It is true that getting premium won't get you instant pussy but they don't say that - gold offers extra features that are similar to interactive statistics. You can just as well use the app without EVER paying for it. If we count out the fact that they (and probably every other IT company) sells our data, the platform is free and incredibly well done.
Open source company == shit app with many shit ui, too many features and no one using it apart from 4000iq brainlets