The share of 18- to 24-year-olds who use online dating has roughly tripled from 10% in 2013 to 27% today.
About one-in-five 18- to 24-year olds (22%) now report using mobile dating apps; in 2013, only 5% reported doing so.
One-third of people who have used online dating have never actually gone on a date with someone they met on these sites.
Today, 12% of 55- to 64-year-olds report ever using an online dating site or mobile dating app versus only 6% in 2013.
One factor behind the substantial growth among younger adults is their use of mobile dating apps.
It is hard to really know someone through e mails and a profile, you need to meet them in person.