Fast forward to current times and online dating has steadily become a popular trend.Nearly half of the public has personally used online dating services or know someone who has met a spouse or partner by online dating, according to Pew Research Center.Oddly the age groups that most utilize online dating services seem to fall on two opposite sides of the spectrum, young adults vs. The younger age group ranging from 18 to 24 seems to most utilize mobile apps.Members of this group tend to prefer “hook ups” or “love connections” on the go. These mobile apps don’t encourage long-lasting relationships but seem to advocate more of a hook up experience, meet and greets or flings.
It often confuses people on why I am so hesitant to be friends with them.
This concept has greatly changed the way in which we connect, meet people and even establish romantic relationships.
Around 2005, the concept of dating online was frowned upon, held a negative stigma and considered “taboo” to some.
Some websites have also converted to allowing the option to use the web/desktop site version or to download the mobile app version.
The age group of those 55 to 64 seem to find more success with the desktop site version using sites such as .