U.S. user openness about using dating websites and apps 2017

This statistic presents information on the openness of users in the United States with other people about their using online dating sites and apps. During an April 2017 survey, it was found that 62 percent of responding current or former dating website or app users let their friends know that they were using or had used dating websites and apps.

Which of the following people know that you use or have used dating websites and apps?

Share of respondents
My partner34%
My siblings17%
My parents16%
My relatives15%
My children10%
No one15%
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Release date

May 2017


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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