One-in-six Americans ages 50 and older (17%) say they have ever used a dating site or app.
Lesbian, gay and bisexual Americans are far more likely than those who are straight to say they have ever used a dating site or app (51% vs. 28%).
One-in-six Americans have taken steps to see less of someone on social media due to religious content
17% of U.S. adults have unfollowed, unfriended, blocked or changed their settings to see less of someone on social media because of religious content the person posted or shared.
As they watch the splashy emergence of generative artificial intelligence and an array of other AI applications, experts participating in a new Pew Research Center canvassing say they have deep concerns about people's and society's overall well-being. At the same time, they expect to see great benefits in health care, scientific advances and education
About a quarter of U.S. adults regularly watch religious services online or on TV, and most of them are highly satisfied with the experience. About two-in-ten Americans (21%) use apps or websites to help with reading scripture.
36% of Americans who are divorced, separated or widowed say they have ever used a dating site or app; 16% of married adults say the same.
The percentage of single Americans who are looking for a relationship or casual dates is lower than in 2019, especially among men.
Three-in-ten U.S. adults say they have ever used an online dating site or app, and Tinder tops the list of dating apps the survey studied.
Tinder is the most widely used dating platform in the U.S. About half of those who have used dating sites or apps have had positive experiences, and some have met their partners on one; however, safety and harassment remain issues.
Majorities of teens credit social media with strengthening their friendships and providing support while also noting the emotionally charged side of these platforms.