But a new poll finds that an extraordinary technological change has taken place over the past three years.
Just two years ago, American adults ages 18 to 24 used online-dating sites and apps at an average rate for all American adults—about 10 percent. College-aged and post-college-aged Americans are now the most likely demographic to turn to the technology.
That’s the most interesting result from a Pew Research Center survey released Thursday on Americans’ online-dating habits.
Conducted early last summer, the poll found that use of the services has grown modestly since 2013.
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.
Simply put, online dating has become socially acceptable.
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.
As it happens, the only group which has taken to online dating at a rate like very young adults have been older adults.
The format of the original series was simple: a bachelorette would have three minutes to ask the same set of questions to each of three hidden bachelors, and then select one bachelor as her "date" based strictly on their responses. online dating market was worth .2 billion in 2014, a 3.5 percent per annum increase since 2008.
Sometimes, the roles would be reversed, where a bachelor did the asking, while the bachelorettes did the answering. Today, people have taken to the Internet to find their ideal date or mate. Just as impressive is revenue growth in the mobile dating market, which is expected to grow from 0.4 million in 2015 to 5.3 million by 2017, according to
That’s 156% more golddiggers, guys, so think twice about whether you want to post that kind of personal info.5. In 2005 alone, 25% percent of rapists used online dating sites to find their victims.
On dating sites, at least 10% of new accounts are from scammers, says Marketdata Enterprise, Inc. Let me repeat that: of rapists used online dating sites to find their victims.7.