U.S. negative experiences with online dating app or service 2018, by age group

Negative experience with online dating app or services according to users in the United States as of January 2018, by age group

by Statista Research Department, last edited Feb 26, 2018
U.S. negative experiences with online dating app or service 2018, by age group This statistic presents the share of online dating users in the United States who have had a negative experience with online dating app or services as of January 2018, sorted by age group. During the survey period, 35 percent of respondents aged 18 to 29 years stated to have been contacted by someone in a way that made them feel uncomfortable, while 38 percent of respondents aging from 45 to 54 years reported to have found out someone lied about their identity or that they had been catfished.
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Negative experience with online dating app or services according to users in the United States as of January 2018, by age group

18-29 years30-44 years45-54 years55-64 years
Been contacted by someone in a way that made you uncomfortable35%32%30%35%
Been sent unsolicited inappropriate pictures33%25%23%19%
Had concerns about your safety27%31%30%34%
Had to block or report someone33%29%37%23%
Found out someone lied about their identity or been catfished27%36%38%35%
18-29 years30-44 years45-54 years55-64 years
Been contacted by someone in a way that made you uncomfortable35%32%30%35%
Been sent unsolicited inappropriate pictures33%25%23%19%
Had concerns about your safety27%31%30%34%
Had to block or report someone33%29%37%23%
Found out someone lied about their identity or been catfished27%36%38%35%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Feb 26, 2018
This statistic presents the share of online dating users in the United States who have had a negative experience with online dating app or services as of January 2018, sorted by age group. During the survey period, 35 percent of respondents aged 18 to 29 years stated to have been contacted by someone in a way that made them feel uncomfortable, while 38 percent of respondents aging from 45 to 54 years reported to have found out someone lied about their identity or that they had been catfished.
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