A total of 53% of US participants admitted to having lied in their online dating profile.Women apparently lied more than men, with the most common dishonesties being about looks.
Interestingly, more than 15% of adults say that they have used either mobile dating apps or an online dating site at least once in the past.
Online dating services are now the second most popular way to meet a partner.
Browsing profiles isn’t nearly as time-consuming (or daunting) as mixing with people in a social context.
Statistics suggest that about 1 in 5 relationships begin online nowadays.
Maslow’s hierarchy of needs and conventional wisdom both suggest that love is a fundamental human need. A survey conducted in 2013 found that 77% of people considered it “very important” to have their smartphones with them at all times.
Most people meet their significant others through their social circles or work/school functions. In the search for a potential date, more and more people are switching to less traditional methods. With the rise and rise of apps like Tinder (and the various copycat models) who could blame them.More and more of us insist on outsourcing our love-lives to spreadsheets and algorithms.According to the Pew Research Center, the overwhelming majority of Americans suggest that online dating is a good way to meet people.The popularity of online dating is being driven by several things but a major factor is time.Online dating presents an effective solution to a serious problem.It’s estimated that by 2040, 70% of us will have met our significant other online.