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According to a 2015 study by the Pew Research Center, people who had used online dating services had a higher opinion of such services than those who had not.80% of the users said that online dating sites are a good way to meet potential partners, compared to 55% of non-users.
Once a profile has been created, members can view the profiles of other members of the service, using the visible profile information to decide whether or not to initiate contact.
Safety was, however, the exception, with 53% of women and only 38% of men expressing concern.
There is, however, great variation along gender lines.
Nevertheless, a similar number of online daters (31%) and non-users (32%) agreed that online dating kept people from settling down.
In all, there was little difference among the sexes with regards to their opinions on online dating.In addition, online daters felt that online dating is easier more efficient than other methods (61%), and gives access to a larger pool of potential partners (62%), compared to 44% and 50% of non-users, respectively.Meanwhile, 60% of non-users thought that online dating was a more dangerous way of meeting people and 24% deemed people who dated online were desperate, compared to 45% and 16% of online daters, respectively.At the same time, usage among those between the ages of 55 and 64 doubled.