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.
Seventy-three percent more likely, just for suggesting food and alcohol?! Where you live may play a role in the number of open-minded men or women you meet online. The busiest time to date online is from Christmas to Valentine's Day.
Zoosk studied nearly 1 million interactions on their dating site to find the most free-loving daters, looking at dating criteria including body type, religion, education, previous marriages, and smoking and drinking habits. According to Zoosk.com, the two weeks after Christmas are the busiest time of the year for online dating (registrations jump 25 percent in this time period). Other ~famous~ people who've reportedly given online dating a whirl include Ashton Kutcher, Joan Rivers, Jenny Mc Carthy, Orlando Bloom, and Britney Spears.7.
Women who make the first move are more likely to get a response.
If you mention "dinner," "drinks," or "lunch," you're 73 percent more likely to get a response.
Most services also encourage members to add photos or videos to their profile.
Basically, if you forget the nose, you can forget about margaritas with your lumbersexual.9.
The most popular day of the year for online dating is January 5, when 54 percent more people sign up. The most talked about musician in dating messages during 2014 was none other than Elusive Love Minx Taylor Swift. The most mentioned buzz word in online dating messages is "basic." And all the first dates took place at a Starbucks over a PSL, probably.
After studying nearly 4 million messages and 430,000 profiles, Zoosk predicts that Adele will surpass the queen of shaking things off this year. On a brighter, less basic side, "lumbersexual" is poised to take over in 2015, which, is amazing.8. If you message someone a smiley with a nose :-), you're 13 percent more likely to get a response.
Meanwhile, the share of 55- to 64-year-olds who use online dating has doubled over the same time period (from 6% in 2013 to 12% in 2015).
For young adults in particular, this overall increase in online dating usage has been accompanied by a dramatic increase in the use of mobile dating apps.