Statistics about internet dating
One in ten Americans have used an online dating site or mobile dating app themselves, and many people now know someone else who uses online dating or who has found a spouse or long-term partner via online dating.
General public attitudes towards online dating have become much more positive in recent years, and social networking sites are now playing a prominent role when it comes to navigating and documenting romantic relationships.
Although 15% of Americans have used online dating themselves, a larger share report that they are familiar with online dating from the experiences of people they know.
Populations for 2010 rates are based on the 2010 census. Excludes data for California, Indiana, Louisiana, and Oklahoma.Compared with eight years ago, online daters in 2013 are more likely to actually go out on dates with the people they meet on these sites.