“It’s a product of the growing normalcy of using social media apps,” says Moira Weigel, author of “Labor of Love: The Invention of Online Dating” (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2016).
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Participation by those 18 to 24 has almost tripled since 2013, and boomer enrollment has doubled.
In fact, people over 50 are one of the fastest growing segments.“All kinds of people are doing it,” says Caploe, 54, a publisher who lives in New York City.“It was—unbelievably—not a crazy experience.” Online dating has certainly lost its lonely-hearts stigma.Just look at how many people seeking dates or mates are flocking to matchmaking sites and apps.According to a 2015 study by the Pew Research Center, 15 percent of American adults have used online dating sites (web-based platforms like Match.com) and/or dating apps (location-based smartphone apps like Tinder).Why not sign up for an account and take our personality compatibility test today?