For those 55 to 64-year-olds that use online dating, there has been a 6% increase from 2013 to 2015.For women, online dating statistics show that a woman's desirability online peaks at 21.You're scrolling through your Facebook and Instagram feed and what do you see?
One factor behind the substantial growth among younger adults is their use of mobile dating apps.
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.
One-in-five online daters have asked someone else to help write or review their profile.
Female users are seeking help from friends more so than men are: 30% of female users have asked a friend for help with their profile, whereas only 16% of male users have asked friends to help create their profile.
More than 40% of men said they lied about their jobs in an effort to sound more successful.