In fact, online dating is the second-most-common way for couples to meet–right behind meeting through friends.
With 40 million Americans trying online dating services, it only becomes more normal every day.
Below is a look at the history of online dating: Stanford students Jim Harvey and Phil Fialer try their hand at matchmaking while conducting a class project for the “Happy Families Planning Services.” Using a punch card questionnaire and an IBM 650 mainframe computer, Harvey and Fialer matched 49 men and 49 women.
As generations change, so does the idea of dating and how one finds a companion.
Our neighbors the Americans have started to center a lot of attention on the online dating culture.
Indeed, according to a study conducted by Statisticbrain.com, 1 in 3 couples have met online in a country in which more than 40 million of people are addicted to online dating…
One in ten Americans have used an online dating site or mobile dating app; 66% of these online daters have gone on a date with someone they met through a dating site or app, and 23% have met a spouse or long term partner through these sites.
Public attitudes toward online dating have become more positive in recent years, but many users also report negative experiences.