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At the end of 2016, Nasdaq estimated that revenue totaled
At the end of 2016, Nasdaq estimated that revenue totaled $1.6 billion in China.||
At the end of 2016, Nasdaq estimated that revenue totaled $1.6 billion in China..6 billion in China.
However, most dating sites and apps are 100% free to create a profile, upload photos, search for matches, receive matches, flirt (e.g., virtual winks), and communicate.
So singles really don’t have to pay to date online or via their smartphone.
When online dating was first created, a lot of people had their doubts about it being safe and legit.
When the Pew Research Center conducted a poll in 2005, they found that just 44% of people had a positive attitude toward it.
We’ve also provided some thoughts on what these statistics mean in terms of the future of the industry.
According to Forbes, the United States alone has 2,500 dating sites, and about 1,000 new dating sites are launched every year.
In terms of gender breakdown, Statistic Brain found that more than half of online daters are men, while less than half are women.
Other studies by Global Web Index and the Pew Research Center had similar results: 62% of dating app users are men, and 13% of American men had used a dating app or site vs. Some scientists say this is because women are more often bombarded with messages and inappropriate photos and claims that feminism has made dating “easier” for men.
Another fact Statistic Brain found in its research is that 10% of online daters try online dating for 90 days but then cancel their subscription.
We think this number could also include those who have met their ideal match, which is why the wanted to leave the dating site.
From 2010 to 2015, revenue expanded at an annual rate of 5%.