Taken together, 11% of all American adults have used either an online dating site or a mobile dating app and are classified as “online daters.” In terms of demographics, online dating is most common among Americans in their mid-20’s through mid-40’s.
Some 22% of 25-34 year olds, and 17% of 35-44 year olds are online daters—that is roughly double the rate for those ages 18-24 or those ages 45-54.
Today six out of every ten Americans use social networking sites (SNS) such as Facebook or Twitter.
Nearly one third (30%) of SNS users with recent dating experience have used a social networking site to get more information about someone they were interested in dating.
Interestingly, most of the matches for the fake women fake men came from men, suggesting that homosexual men are more willing to swipe right than heterosexual women are.