Facts on internet dating
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Online dating is no longer seen as a last attempt for the desperate and lonely to find their soul mate.
Dating sites and apps were most popular among younger internet users - 30 percent of U. internet users aged 18 to 29 years were currently using dating sites or apps and a further 31 percent had done so previously.
Current online dating site users explained their reasons for using online dating sites or apps with answers that included finding someone for a long term relationship or even marriage and the chance to meet people who just want to have fun.
If you've tried online dating, you've got lots of company. The online dating market has grown fiercely competitive.
Other common reasons for using online dating sites or apps were the pre-screening of dates as well as easier conversation. Closest competitors were e Harmony.com, Christian Mingle and dating app Tinder.As of April 2017, the leading dating website in the United States was with a U. As of the first quarter of 2017, the Match Group had 3.44 million paid subscribers across all its platforms in North America. Statista assumes no liability for the information given being complete or correct.Digital technology and smartphones in particular have transformed many aspects of our society, including how people seek out and establish romantic relationships.About 1,000 new online dating services open each year. As Internet usage has grown, so, too, has online dating.
Thanks to the Internet and social networking sites like Facebook, online dating has become an unstoppable juggernaut.
I've decided to organize the statistics and facts into two main areas.