Throughout human history, people have sought assistance from others in meeting romantic partners – and Americans today are increasingly looking for love online by enlisting the services of online dating sites and a new generation of mobile dating apps.
A national survey by Pew Research Center, conducted June 10-July 12, 2015, among 2,001 adults, finds that: This growth has been especially pronounced for two groups who have historically not used online dating at particularly high levels – the youngest adults, as well as those in their late 50s and early 60s.
Today 27% of these young adults report that they have done so, up from just 10% in early 2013.Digital technology and smartphones in particular have transformed many aspects of our society, including how people seek out and establish romantic relationships.Few Americans had online dating experience when Pew Research Center first polled on the activity in 2005, but today 15% of U. adults report they have used online dating sites or mobile dating apps.Ten years later, e Harmony's compatibility matching is responsible for nearly 4% of U. marriages.* *2012 survey conducted for e Harmony by Harris Interactive e Harmony is the first service within the online dating industry to use a scientific approach to matching highly compatible singles.e Harmony's matching is based on using its 29 DIMENSIONS® model to match couples based on features of compatibility found in thousands of successful relationships.Warren observed a set of characteristics that seemed to be present in all successful relationships. After extensive research involving thousands of married couples, Dr.