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.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.
This report details how teens are using technology and the internet to shape and mold their romantic relationships.
Almost every week there seems to be a new statistic produced that tries to top the last one.
While statistics can be spun to make almost anything look good, I've tried to report just the basic facts.
This essay features teens voices as they describe their experience navigating dating in the digital age.
The internet, cell phones and social media have become key actors in the lives of many American couples.