Sites like Ok Cupid and e Harmony make it possible to meet that special someone without ever having to leave your couch, while Tinder and similar apps let you browse for nearby singles right from your smartphone. have used an online dating service or dating app at some point.Here are 23 statistics to get your heart pounding: Meeting people online is a lot more common than you might think. An estimated 66% of them have gone on at least one date with someone they met through a dating site.
It's estimated that 10% of all online dating profiles are bogus.
Looking for your future partner online is no longer thought of as something reserved for only the socially awkward or desperate.
Even if you've never spent time on a dating website, the odds are good that some of your friends have.
Although some dating sites and apps are free, others charge a premium to gain access to profiles of romance-seeking men and women.
In 2014, the dating services industry pulled in just over billion in revenue, which adds up to a 4.8% increase since 2009.
In one study, the mean happiness index for couples who got together offline was 5.48, as compared to 5.64 for those who met in cyberspace.