Women are especially likely to enlist a friend in helping them craft the perfect profile—30% of female online daters have done this, compared with 16% of men.
5% of Americans who are in a marriage or committed relationship say they met their significant other online.
College dating follows a completely different set of rules than any other dating scene.
In high school, “dating” can mean anything from hanging out with a group of friends to hitting the movies one-on-one.
There’s a reason college health centers hand out free condoms, and it’s STDs.
With one out of every four students contracting some sort of STD, you never know what your potential date might be hiding.
Sorry, ladies – when it comes to college dating, men have a slight advantage. High school relationships can be hard to let go of. Almost a third of college students find themselves in long distance relationships – so if you’re tired of hearing about your roommate’s boyfriend back home, you aren’t alone.
Digital technology and smartphones in particular have transformed many aspects of our society, including how people seek out and establish romantic relationships.
Few Americans had online dating experience when Pew Research Center first polled on the activity in 2005, but today 15% of U. adults report they have used online dating sites or mobile dating apps.
But it still means that one-third of online daters have not yet met up in real life with someone they initially found on an online dating site.
One-in-five online daters have asked someone else to help them with their profile.