Dating in other countries
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.
Spanish singles have found that when it comes to online dating, they are much more likely to find a compatible partner through the science and experience of e Harmony's international online dating service.
More that 3 million singles in Spain have already found their ideal partner online, and the number is climbing.
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.
When we first studied online dating habits in 2005, most Americans had little exposure to online dating or to the people who used it, and they tended to view it as a subpar way of meeting people.
Many online daters enlist their friends in an effort to put their best digital foot forward.