Demographic of online dating users
But don't expect to see many grandparents on Tinder any time soon.This trend among older adults is largely restricted to dating websites; just an adventurous four percent of those in this age range are using dating apps.
More than 40% of men said they lied about their jobs in an effort to sound more successful.
No wonder people lie on their dating profiles-friends are helping them build their profile.
In what will be no surprise to anyone on the dating scene today, a new report from Pew shows that "online," is increasingly the answer to that that age-old question "How did you two meet?
" The study published Thursday from the Pew Research Center found that 15 percent of all Americans have used some form of online dating — up from the 11 percent in a Pew study conducted in 2013.
Overall, 27 percent are now reporting that they use some form of online dating; that's nearly tripled since Pew's last study.
So even a graduate from the class of 2013 would be saying, "Kids these days!Sixteen percent of respondents said that they think "people who use online dating sites are desperate." Geez, tell us how you really feel.Overall, however, those people seem to be in the minority.Digging deeper, the trends get even more interesting.Young adults (ages 18-24) are the fastest-growing group to make the move to online dating, and 22 percent of them report using apps for dating, more than the 19 percent who report using websites.But, at 26, women have more online pursuers than men whereas, at 48, men have twice as many online pursuers as women.Tags: Adult Dating, affair dating, sex dating