How well do you usually know a person from a dating website or app prior to your first meeting?

U.S. user familiarity with a person from a dating website or app before a date 2017 This statistic presents information on how well users in the United States get to know a person from a dating website or app before their first meeting. During an April 2017 survey, it was found that 29 percent of responding dating website or app users arranged a meeting right away.
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Share of respondents
We arrange a meeting right away. 29%
We talk a little about rather unimportant things. 23%
We exchange basic information about each other (job, interests, etc.). 28%
We get to know each other really well and talk about personal opinions and attitudes. 15%
I don't meet anyone from dating websites and apps. 5%
Prefer not to say1%
Share of respondents
We arrange a meeting right away. 29%
We talk a little about rather unimportant things. 23%
We exchange basic information about each other (job, interests, etc.). 28%
We get to know each other really well and talk about personal opinions and attitudes. 15%
I don't meet anyone from dating websites and apps. 5%
Prefer not to say1%
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This statistic presents information on how well users in the United States get to know a person from a dating website or app before their first meeting. During an April 2017 survey, it was found that 29 percent of responding dating website or app users arranged a meeting right away.
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Release date
May 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
April 21 to 25, 2017
Number of respondents
196 respondents
Age group
18 years and older
Special properties
internet users who currently use a dating site or app
Method of interview
Online survey

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