31% know someone who has used a dating site
26% know someone who has gone on a date with someone from the internet
15% know someone in a long-term relationship with a person they met online
66% think online dating is dangerous
57% think people lie about their marital status when online
1 in 10 internet users has gone to a dating website
44% of people think internet dating is a "good way to meet people"
64% think online dating sites allow people to meet a larger pool of potential dates
Source: Online Dating
Pew Internet and American Life Project
Other Online Dating Research:
56% view social networking sites the same as dating sites
71% feel there is a social stigma with online dating
64% would not have a problem telling people they met their partner online
37% would use a site for a month or less & 22% for more than 6 months
58% say that pictures are the most important part of a dating profile
Is there still a stigma associated with online dating?
Do you see it as a viable option for you to find a mate?