One-in-five online daters have asked someone else to help them with their profile.
One-third of people who have used online dating have never actually gone on a date with someone they met on these sites.
Monitoring software enables parents to, first and foremost, know which apps their teens are using.
This is a major advantage in an era where parents couldn’t possibly be expected to keep up with yearly avalanches of new technology.
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.
Today, nearly half of the public knows someone who uses online dating or who has met a spouse or partner via online dating – and attitudes toward online dating have grown progressively more positive.