It's estimated that 10% of all online dating profiles are bogus.
Around 42% of women reported feeling uncomfortable with unwanted contact via a dating site compared to 17% of men.
When you're signing up for a dating site, you want to put your best foot forward and sometimes that means bending the truth.
On average, online daters spend about $240 a year for memberships.
That doesn't include the hundreds or even thousands more they may invest when actually going on dates.
Around 38% of those who are currently single and looking reported using dating websites or apps to meet potential mates.
While adults of all ages can be found on dating sites, it's the millennial generation that tends to dominate the virtual singles scene.
Even if you've never spent time on a dating website, the odds are good that some of your friends have.
Roughly 42% of Americans know someone who dates online and more and more couples’ love stories start from the click of a mouse.
Online dating isn't 100% safe and there are plenty of crooks out there who want to steal your heart and your wallet.