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Use of online dating services has become mainstream in recent years. It is now estimated that in the U.S. alone over 30 million people use online dating sites. There are over 7,000 dating sites worldwide with approximately 2,500 of the in the United States. Any prior stigmas associated with online dating seems to have vanished as more and more people are finding online dating services to be a preferred way to meet people. As more and more of every business type becomes digital this should come as no surprise. There are now a variety of general dating services as well as niche dating service to target most every demographic.
One of the issues concerning many users of these services is the accuracy of people profiles. It is estimated that about half of those listing their profiles tweak their profiles with what many consider small lies to attract more interest. Many of the commonplace profile misrepresentations surround things like women using older photos to make themselves appear to be younger and thinner while men tend to shade their profiles to make themselves seem more successful. But even with these issues, online dating continues to grow significantly.
The business of online dating was valued at slightly over $6 billion in 2017 and is expected to hit over $9 billion in year 2025. So, the recent market growth in the online dating industry is projected to continue. Not only has the social acceptability of online dating contributed to this growth, so has the increase in the number of singles worldwide. The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that more than 124 million Americans are single.
The popularity of online dating is not limited to young people who grew up in the digital age. The majority of demographics have gravitated to online dating at least partially due to the convenience and small effort required to subscribe to or log into an online dating service. The advent of smartphones has contributed substantially to the convenience of using online dating services.
Industry estimates indicate that 41% of single people in the U.S have used online dating services at least once. Among that 41%, about 68% are males. The online dating industry views itself as segmented into the following categories as follows; matchmaking, social dating, adult dating and niche dating. The ‘social dating' segment makes up the biggest share of the market.
Leading players in the online dating world include the big ones like Match and eHarmony as well as popular niche services such as SingleParent.com, SeniorsMeet, AdultFriendFinder.com, OurTime and BlackPeopleMeet and others. All of these services are profiled and rated on DatingWerx. Most of the most popular services are rated and reviewed on DatingWerx with more profiles and reviews for other services expected in the coming months.
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