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.

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

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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Source

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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