Two fish online dating
was the most-mentioned site in both our 20 studies, and e Harmony also ranked highly in both 20.
The five sites with the most mentions in each year are listed below: The online dating marketplace has undergone dramatic changes since we conducted our first study on this subject in 2005.
In particular, many services now offer cell phone apps that allow users to update their profile, search the profiles of others, and find potential dates in their area using their mobile phone.
For the first time in our 2013 survey we asked specifically about the use of these cell phone dating apps.
This does not include users of mobile dating apps, which will be discussed in the next section of the report.
Some 42% of Americans now know someone who has used an online dating site or app, up from 31% in 2005.
NOVEMBER 30--A Florida woman is jailed on a felony charge after she placed a fake online dating ad in the name of another woman who purportedly sought men to come to her house and rape her as part of a “role play” activity, police report.
Frances Lee Tapscott, 39, was arrested Saturday afternoon for aggravated stalking, according to a criminal complaint.
In 2008 just 3% of all Americans said that they had used an online dating site; by 2009 that figure had risen to 6% of all Americans, and today 9% of the adult population has used an online dating site.
In terms of demographics, online dating is most common among Americans in their mid-20’s through mid-40’s.
And twice as many people now know someone who has entered into a marriage or long-term relationship after meeting through an online dating site or app—29% of Americans now know someone who met their partner this way, compared with just 15% in 2005.