- Fully half (50 percent) of online daters between the ages of 18 to 34 describe their experience as “entertaining” while those ages 35 to 64 disproportionately describe them as “disappointing” (37 percent).
- Nearly half (49 percent) of male online daters say they “make the first move” after matching with someone on a dating app, compared with just 13 percent of women who claim to make the first move.
- Nearly equal numbers of online daters say they would quit using an app “after regularly seeing someone for a few weeks” (29 percent) or “after making a verbal commitment to a relationship with someone” (28 percent).
- Those who use online dating sites or apps are also more optimistic about their chances than those who haven’t used them. A majority (62 percent) of people who have ever used online dating sites or apps say that relationships that start online are likely to be just as successful as ones that start in-person. Those who’ve never tried online dating are more likely to believe relationships that start online will be less successful (48 percent).
- 93 percent of married people say they met their current partner in person.
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