Stitch is the world’s only companionship community created by members, for members.Our members are often fulfilled with family, work, and finances, but are looking for something more in their lives: partners, friends, companionship.Ramona Pringle is an associate professor in the RTA School of Media and director of the Transmedia Zone at Ryerson University.She is a CBC contributor who writes and reports on the relationship between people and technology.There are apps that bring together people with similar nerdy interests, apps designed for encounters even more casual than what Tinder delivers, and profile-heavy apps that really get into the specifics of users’ personalities. Bumble is like Tinder, but with all the power in the ladies’ thumbs, and far fewer inappropriate pics.Here, the female always initiates, and instead of collecting matches, you’re forced to actually talk, with matches expiring after 24 hours (you can extend one promising connection per day).Indeed, the app feels like a throwback to high school, where wallflowers had no chance with the popular kids, or to centuries before that — the era of Downton Abbey — where those "downstairs" weren't to mix with those "upstairs."On paper, the premise of Tinder Select makes good enough sense.
That is, unless you're in the romantic "one per cent" — a group attractive enough, successful enough and elite enough to get your own velvet rope experience.You can also use it to make friendship connections, which allow either sex to initiate. Ladies choose from a selected group of the most compatible guys who’ve already liked their profile.Originally the app only showed one match per day, but after an update last year, that’s increased.Stitch uses 256-bit data encryption with the highest level Norton SSL Certificate available, keeping all your Stitch information totally secure.Please read our Definitive Guide to Staying Safe Online!