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.
Online dating has jumped among adults under age 25 as well as those in their late 50s and early 60s.
The share of 18- to 24-year-olds who use online dating has roughly tripled from 10% in 2013 to 27% today.
It’s a popular choice for young daters looking for casual dates or deep relationships, and its more than 35 million users can view and communicate with potential dates via the Internet, i Phones and social networking services like Facebook.
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Many senior citizens are far more active than previous generations, and are taking to the Internet to find a partner in crime.
While granny’s date nights might be the best kept secret in your family, there are probably a few other things people don’t know about senior online dating.
Dating does not include listings for all dating sites.
About three-quarters of Canadian seniors who experienced a second union got married again, with the rest living as common-law partners ( Which is probably why dating among seniors, is a trend that will likely continue to gain momentum.
Online dating use among American seniors, aged 55 to 64 years old, has risen substantially, according to Pew Research Center.
Online dating use among 55- to 64-year-olds has also risen substantially since the last Pew Research Center survey on the topic.
Today, 12% of 55- to 64-year-olds report ever using an online dating site or mobile dating app versus only 6% in 2013.