Digital technology and smartphones in particular have transformed many aspects of our society, including how people seek out and establish romantic relationships.
Few Americans had online dating experience when Pew Research Center first polled on the activity in 2005, but today 15% of U. adults report they have used online dating sites or mobile dating apps.
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.
How do you know if you should start dating friends?
Read on to get insight and decide if it’s worth it.
Online dating use among 55- to 64-year-olds has also risen substantially since the last Pew Research Center survey on the topic.