Relatively few Americans had personal experience with dating online when Pew Research Center first asked about it in 2005. adults who have never been married say they have ever used an online dating site or mobile dating app.
While we were able to obtain gender ratio data from the 2012 American Community Survey (ACS), the ACS public use data file does not release that information by traditional metro area, or MSA.
Ok Cupid's strength lies in its robust matching algorithm.
It asks you a mix of open-ended and multiple choice questions about your personality, likes, and dislikes from “What do you spend a lot of time thinking about?
The Pew Report warned people to be careful about those who tell lies about themselves online.
About 54 per cent of online daters said they had a date with someone who was a lot different from their profile.
This has changed from ten years ago when the figure was 44 per cent. It says around one in ten Americans has used online dating services.