How to meet new people for either dating or friendship
Despite everything we know about the importance of maintaining social connections as we get older, finding friends after 60 can be a challenge.
Spice Yorkshire is here for one simple reason – to offer fun and stimulating activities that help its members make new friends in Bradford.
(Part one is Survey Says: Introverts Don't Mind Being Chatted Up, Sometimes.) In general, the responses confirmed what we already know: Meeting new people is not particularly easy for introverts.
Other issues include the fact that there is relatively little actual conversation going on in public, which doesn’t really encourage users to try and get to know each other better.
"Introduction by friends and family" was the clear winner for both introverts and extraverts, with "At work or school" a close second.
About 24 percent checked "Through volunteering": about 23 percent chose "Online"; and 13 percent chose "At parties." A few introverts rejected the whole idea.
Other features include a “wink bomb” facility that allows a user to send a huge number of “winks” in a single action and consequently earn some attention.
Skout is a reasonable quality app that is mostly well put together and intuitive to use, but there is really relatively little here that hasn’t been seen elsewhere for free. You can follow its progress with App Data, our tracking service for mobile and social apps and developers.