It’s too simple to say that, once, college students met each other in person.
Middle-aged Americans, 55 to 64, are now twice as likely to try looking for someone online since 2013.
The technology also gained some users among 45-to-54-year-olds.
sent us based on analytics from their dating website Are You Interested.
It shows the likelihood that a someone on responds to a message from a member of the opposite sex given their age difference.
But for folks in the dating game, how is this information actually usable?
Well, let's find out how many messages the average man will have to send to a woman his own age in order to guarantee various levels of response, and vice versa.
To the left, -10 means the sender was 10 years younger, on the right, the sender was 10 years older, with zero indicating that the sender and the recipient are the same age.
Here are the two plots for men responding to messages from women (blue) and women responding to messages from men (red).
The survey doesn’t say, but it provides some clues.
In the two years between this Pew poll and the last, the percent of 18 to 24-year-olds who had used dating apps on their phone vaulted from five percent to 22 percent.
That’s the most interesting result from a Pew Research Center survey released Thursday on Americans’ online-dating habits.