Three-in-ten U.S. adults say they have used a dating app or site, but the share of Americans who have done so differs sharply by marital status.
Six-in-ten women under 35 who have online dated say someone continued to contact them after they said they were not interested.
Key findings from a Pew Research Center study about online dating.
Three-in-ten U.S. adults say they have ever used a dating site or app, but this varies significantly by age and sexual orientation.
Monica Anderson, associate director of internet and technology research, speaks about our latest report on the world of online dating.
A majority of online daters say their overall experience was positive, but many users – particularly younger women – report being harassed or sent explicit messages on these platforms.
Couples who meet online are more likely than those who meet offline to be diverse by some measures – but this can be explained by age.
The landscape of relationships in America has shifted dramatically in recent decades. Read eight facts about love and marriage in the country.
Four topics are universally associated with higher levels of life satisfaction: a person’s good health, romantic partner, friends and career.
Among the 25 most populous countries, Egypt, Russia, India, Indonesia and Turkey have the most restrictions on religion, while Japan, Brazil, the Philippines, the Dem. Rep. of the Congo and the U.S. have the fewest restrictions.