College was scaffolded with social activities meant to introduce strangers to other strangers, whether it was speed dating or fraternity-sorority hang-outs.But a new poll finds that an extraordinary technological change has taken place over the past three years.Conducted early last summer, the poll found that use of the services has grown modestly since 2013.Fifteen percent of Americans have now used a website or app to look for a romantic partner; three years ago, only nine percent had.Some of the information won’t surprise most of you, but some of it will.It’s too simple to say that, once, college students met each other in person.
That’s the most interesting result from a Pew Research Center survey released Thursday on Americans’ online-dating habits.
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Now that online dating is completely mainstream and continuing to grow in popularity, people – including scientists and academics – are starting to quantify who dates online and how.
Eighty percent of Americans think a website like Ok Cupid or an app like Tinder are good ways to meet people.
The technology also gained some users among 45-to-54-year-olds.