Survey findings show that about quarter (21 percent) of Americans believe that online dating is for the desperate.On the flip side, about 85 percent of single Americans believe that online dating is socially acceptable.In today's modern world, our outlook towards the concept of 'dating' has evolved.With dating specific apps like Tinder and Happn gaining significant market presence over time, people are growing to accept this aspect of a person's freedom to make their own choices depending upon their comforts, likes, and preferences.Even so, judging by a marriage survey sponsored by Match.com, the odds-on chance of meeting Mr. Right online is significantly better than finding him or her in a bar, at a club, or elsewhere.In a follow-up blog post, we'll take a look at the scarier side of online dating: dating and romance scams.If you're not an online dater, you probably know someone who is.According to a Pew survey, almost half (42 percent) of Americans know an online dater, while slightly more than a quarter (29 percent) know someone who found a spouse or formed a long-term relationship through online dating. Online daters have a better chance of meeting their match online, although most people still pair bond offline.
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