Research studies on online dating
Much of the foundational research in this area has been referred to as Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). Learn more about preventing ACEs in your community.
from Brooklyn, NY for suggesting this week’s topic: Online dating, once a fringe and stigmatized activity, is now over a billion industry.
e Harmony started in 2000, Ok Cupid in 2004, and more recently, a wave of mobile people-swiping apps, like Tinder and Hinge, have become wildly popular.
But is this a positive development or something to be concerned about?
The first step in ending up with the right person is meeting the right person, and for something so important in our lives, we’ve had for doing it efficiently and intelligently.
As such, early experiences are an important public health issue.
Now that the stigma has diminished, you know this industry is going to race ahead because there’s so much money to be made by whoever can be innovative.
So in 2030, I think we’ll be somewhere very different, and I think today’s nine-year-olds will have really incredible ways of finding love when they’re 25.
Over 40 million Americans have given online dating a try, and over a of the American couples married between 20 met online.
The first prominent online dating site was Match.com, which launched in 1995.
Plus, marriages that began online were less likely to end in separation or divorce.