Online dating usage among young adult has almost tripled since 2013. Research shows that since 2013, three times as many 18-to-24-year-olds have started using online dating. In 2013, 10% of this age group reported using online dating, whereas, today, 27% are using online dating.
How young is too young for online dating?
This rule states that by dividing your own age by two and then adding seven you can find the socially acceptable minimum age of anyone you want to date. So if youre a 24-year-old, you can feel free to be with anyone who is at least 19 (12 + 7) but not someone who is 18.
What percentage of 18 to 24 year olds have used online dating sites?
Fully 22% of 18- to 24-year-olds now report using mobile dating apps, a more than fourfold increase from the 5% who reported using dating apps in 2013. These young adults are now more likely than any other age group to use mobile dating apps.