While statistics can be spun to make almost anything look good, I've tried to report just the basic facts.
The first will deal with the general online dating industry as a whole.
To be sure, many people remain puzzled that someone would want to find a romantic partner online – 23% of Americans agree with the statement that “people who use online dating sites are desperate” – but in general it is much more culturally acceptable than it was a decade ago.
Online dating has jumped among adults under age 25 as well as those in their late 50s and early 60s.
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The share of 18- to 24-year-olds who use online dating has roughly tripled from 10% in 2013 to 27% today.