Meanwhile, the share of 55- to 64-year-olds who use online dating has doubled over the same time period (from 6% in 2013 to 12% in 2015).
For young adults in particular, this overall increase in online dating usage has been accompanied by a dramatic increase in the use of mobile dating apps.
Are you curious as to how many people use dating apps or websites, and what their success is? Our friends over at Berkeley made an awesome infographic explaining the ins and outs of online dating statistics.The online dating scene has changed dramatically over the last couple of decades, and more Americans than ever are looking for their perfect match on the web.Roughly 42% of Americans know someone who dates online and more and more couples’ love stories start from the click of a mouse.The convenience of online dating has exploded its popularity in recent years.Simply put, online dating has become socially acceptable.
With any online social sites, there are risks, but do you know the reality of those risks?
Online dating is a multi-billion dollar industry with over 40 million users and growing every day.
It inspires people meet their spouses and make new connections in a world where people just don’t have time to date the traditional way.
During an April 2017 survey, 84 percent of dating app users stated that they were using online dating services to look for a romantic relationship.
A further 43 percent used online dating for friendly contact and only 24 percent of respondents stated that that they used online dating apps and services explicitly for sexual encounters.
Looking for your future partner online is no longer thought of as something reserved for only the socially awkward or desperate.