That’s the most interesting result from a Pew Research Center survey released Thursday on Americans’ online-dating habits.
Although online dating was greeting with skepticism when it was first introduced, the general attitudes toward the concept have changed – especially now that social networking sites like Facebook have such a prominent position in the lives of people.
The demands of modern life keep everyone busier than ever before.
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.
They want to use the app with the largest pool of potential soulmates. Using Survey Monkey Intelligence, our platform for measuring app performance, we did a deep dive into dating app statistics.
We used our data to find out more about which dating apps people use most, how much they engage with these apps, and the demographics of different app users.
38% of those who are currently single and actively looking for a relationship have used online dating sites or mobile dating apps.
Many people today know of someone that has found a significant other through a dating website.
Online dating is no longer seen as a last attempt for the desperate and lonely to find their soul mate.
The stigma is beginning to dissipate as an increasing amount of Americans believe that online dating is now socially acceptable.
Even sites like Ashley Madison, which encourages hook-ups for married folks, has been seeing increases of use.