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Who pursues online relationships?
Statistics on Online Dating
•Total number of single people in the U.S. - 54 million
•Total number of people who have tried online dating- 41 million
•Total eHarmony members- 15 million
•Total Match.com members- 22 million
•Percentage of marriages that are a result of online dating- 17%
•Percentage of current committed relationships that began online- 20%
Match.com has the most matches and the best search tools.
eHarmony places a strong emphasis on
creating a long lasting relationship.
The most overall successful online dating websites that is focused on the best matchmaking.
No clear data on their success.
Match.com claims to account for 12% of all dates in the US.
eHarmony.com claims to account for 5% of all weddings in the US.
According to market research, 1 out of 6 marriages in the US originated online.
Nearly 30% of couples meet on the internet.
What to look for when pursuing an online relationship.
Fake profiles (fake names, ages, other important information).
Scams for money.
Meeting alone in an unfamiliar location.
Online dating has grown in both popularity and acceptance because accessing the Internet has gotten more convenient.