Bad statistics of online dating
To be sure, many people remain puzzled that someone would want to find a romantic partner online – 23% of Americans agree with the statement that “people who use online dating sites are desperate” – but in general it is much more culturally acceptable than it was a decade ago.
Did you know that there are 54 million single people in the United States, and 40 million of them have tried online dating?
With this growing industry comes a lot of information that’s worth knowing.
We’ve compiled a list of 21 good, bad, and just plain weird statistics on online dating that will blow your mind.
Hands down, Match is the most popular, as well as the most established, dating site, having grown to 23.5 million users and counting since their 1995 launch.
Digital technology and smartphones in particular have transformed many aspects of our society, including how people seek out and establish romantic relationships.