Which of these experiences have you made through online dating websites or apps?

U.S. user experiences with dating websites or apps 2017 This statistic presents information on the experiences users in the United States have made through online dating sites and apps. During an April 2017 survey, it was found that 58 percent of responding current or former dating website or app users went on a date with someone they met through an online dating site or app.
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Share of respondents
I went on a date with someone I met through an online dating site or app 58%
I felt like someone else seriously misrepresented themselves in their profile 34%
I was matched with or came across the profile of someone I already knew 26%
I was contacted by someone through an online dating site or app in a way that made me feel harassed and uncomfortable 21%
I was in a long-term relationship with or married someone I met through an online dating site or app 17%
I asked someone to help me create or review my profile 11%
None of the above16%
Share of respondents
I went on a date with someone I met through an online dating site or app 58%
I felt like someone else seriously misrepresented themselves in their profile 34%
I was matched with or came across the profile of someone I already knew 26%
I was contacted by someone through an online dating site or app in a way that made me feel harassed and uncomfortable 21%
I was in a long-term relationship with or married someone I met through an online dating site or app 17%
I asked someone to help me create or review my profile 11%
None of the above16%
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This statistic presents information on the experiences users in the United States have made through online dating sites and apps. During an April 2017 survey, it was found that 58 percent of responding current or former dating website or app users went on a date with someone they met through an online dating site or app.
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Release date
May 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
April 21 to 25, 2017
Number of respondents
477 respondents
Age group
18 years and older
Special properties
internet users who currently use or have previously used a dating site or app
Method of interview
Online survey
Supplementary notes
Multiple answers were possible.

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