Participation by those 18 to 24 has almost tripled since 2013, and boomer enrollment has doubled.
In fact, people over 50 are one of the fastest growing segments.
The more recently active group rated specific sites. On the one hand, the numbers indicate that these sites are helping people find mates.
A whopping 44 percent of respondents who tried online dating said the experience led to a serious long-term relationship or marriage.
Just look at how many people seeking dates or mates are flocking to matchmaking sites and apps.
You can do almost anything online these days: Check a bank balance, buy shoes, choose a mattress, order a cab.
But as we explored the possibility of taking on this investigation, we discovered that 20 percent of our subscribers are either divorced or have never married, and might benefit from what we found.
Our survey included many people who at some point had used a dating website or an app, as well as a subset of 9,600 respondents who used them in the past two years.
But with dating, the sweater has to agree, too.”Another reason for the low satisfaction scores may be that “most dating sites have some misalignment between profit model and user experience because they are financed through subscription fees or advertising,” says Scott Kominers, Ph.
D., a junior fellow in economics at Harvard University.