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See how we go the extra mile to keep you well connected.Did you know that there are 54 million single people in the United States, and 40 million of them have tried online dating?The worldwide online dating industry grosses over billion dollars per year, making it a bigger industry than porn.It appears to be the most popular way of finding your “match” these days. You are bored and want to meet a man, but don’t know where to meet one, so you sign up with an online dating service.It is thought that in total around 16 million people have taken part in online dating in the UK and globally 1 in every 5 new relationships do start online.It is also not a phenomena only for younger age groups too, as statistically there are actually more over 50’s than 20-35’s taking part and that stigma that existed 10 years or so ago, continues to subside, so much so that it is largely not noticeable.
That being said, online dating site and dating app usage is not yet mainstream – although 21 percent of U. internet users had personally used a dating site or app in the past, more than half of internet users had never used an online dating site and did not know anybody who had. The most commonly cited reason for online dating usage is meeting people who share similar interests, hobbies or beliefs and values. Overall, online dating sites are still more popular than online dating apps.
The strongest group of online dating site and app users are 25 to 34 year olds.