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You’ll have to be very beautiful, very successful and have 5,000-plus Instagram followers to get in. The app, which works much in the way of Tinder, capitalises on the fact that around three in 10 'baby boomers' are single.
But unlike other apps, Stitch suggest wholesome activities such as wine tasting and salsa dancing for users that have been out of the dating game for a number of years.
The app launched in 2009, three years before Tinder, and it now has 380 million customers, operates in 190 countries and is available in 47 different languages. People of all genders and sexual orientations are welcome.
Last year, Badoo launched a facial recognition feature which allows users to upload an image of a person they like, whether that’s a celebrity and someone they know, and find other Badoo users who look similar. It’s even open to those who are simply beard-curious.
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It’s all perfectly simple – you like the Pixies and Suede?
Dream of finding the person who hates the same things as you? Instead of faces, you match with people depending on topical talking points, whether that’s your feelings on Trump or Putin, or rage-inducing topics like slow walkers. The app mixes dating and social networking, with a Don’t want to tell your friends or future children that you met on Tinder?
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