Online dating has jumped among adults under age 25 as well as those in their late 50s and early 60s.
The share of 18- to 24-year-olds who use online dating has roughly tripled from 10% in 2013 to 27% today.
To be sure, many people remain puzzled that someone would want to find a romantic partner online – 23% of Americans agree with the statement that “people who use online dating sites are desperate” – but in general it is much more culturally acceptable than it was a decade ago.Many online daters enlist their friends in an effort to put their best digital foot forward.Some 22% of online daters have asked someone to help them create or review their profile.Massive government spending went into state-owned companies to fuel those exports. They include the big three energy companies: Petro China, Sinopec and China National Offshore Oil Corporation.These state-owned companies are less profitable than private firms.
One-third of people who have used online dating have never actually gone on a date with someone they met on these sites.