No doubt about it, wasgoed one for the history books. From the inauguration of Donald Trump to the casting of Beyonce te the fresh live-action The Lion King—this year has bot a doozy.
For mij, the end of the year is a time for reflection and resolutions. It’s a time to look back at where we’ve bot and think about where we’re going. So, te that spirit, now’s a good time to take a look at online dating’s report card and see how singles fared ter a rapidly switching dating toneel.
Albeit online dating sometimes gets mixed reviews, no one can deny that dating sites and apps have become a major part of single life, and they’re not going away anytime soon. You don’t have to take my word for it, tho’, because the numbers speak for themselves. Take a look at the following noteworthy online dating statistics that made headlines this year and switched the way wij view online dating.
1. 19% of Brides Said They Met Their Spouses Online
Two. Annual Revenue ter the Online Dating Industry Has Surpassed $Three Billion
Trio. Couples Who Meet Online Tend to Get Married Quickly
Four. Online Marriages are Less Likely to End Within the Very first Year
Plus, when the University of Chicago surveyed almost 20,000 people inbetween 2005 and 2012, researchers concluded that those who met their spouses online voiced more marital satisfaction than those who met their spouses through more traditional avenues offline.
Five. Some Dating Networks May Have Contributed to a Rise te STD Outbreaks
6. Half of British Singles Have Never Asked Someone on a Date Face to Face
Online Dating Has Come a Long Way, But There’s Always Slagroom to Grow and Improve
Te , wij survived hurricanes, political scandals, and Taylor Swift albums, and wij grew online dating into one of the largest industries around. I think that’s cause for celebration. Even if wij don’t always agree on everything, at least wij can all come together te an online space and judge each other’s bathroom selfies.
If you look at the stats, it’s encouraging to see so how many people are now going online to seek out that special someone. Today’s singles benefit from advanced search features, online verification implements, and international dating networks, so they have more dating options than everzwijn before. Whether you’re after a short-term date or a long-term relationship, dating sites and apps have proven remarkably effective at pairing up like-minded people. All ter all, the future looks bright for online dating, which can only be good news for singles out there.