Number of americans on online dating sites
“While technology has certainly done amazing things to the dating world, it’s important for singles to remember not to hide behind technology, to treat others with respect and to present themselves honestly and proudly online.”Here are five ways people are currently dating in the digital world, according to the e Harmony Australian study.
Smith said release of thesurveyresults had been timed to coincide with Valentine's Day on Sunday."We thought this was an interesting angle on the state of modern love," said Smith.
The more recently active group rated specific sites. On the one hand, the numbers indicate that these sites are helping people find mates.
A whopping 44 percent of respondents who tried online dating said the experience led to a serious long-term relationship or marriage.
Participation by those 18 to 24 has almost tripled since 2013, and boomer enrollment has doubled.
In fact, people over 50 are one of the fastest growing segments.“It’s a product of the growing normalcy of using social media apps,” says Moira Weigel, author of “Labor of Love: The Invention of Online Dating” (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2016).