Today, nearly half of the public knows someone who uses online dating or who has met a spouse or partner via online dating – and attitudes toward online dating have grown progressively more positive.To be sure, many people remain puzzled that someone would want to find a romantic partner online – 23% of Americans agree with the statement that “people who use online dating sites are desperate” – but in general it is much more culturally acceptable than it was a decade ago.Flurry reports that mobile dating apps command more time compared to online dating sites.On average, 8.4 minutes are spent in mobile dating apps vs. And a year ago, people spent twice as much time on the Internet for dating as they now do in mobile apps.Online dating use among 55- to 64-year-olds has also risen substantially since the last Pew Research Center survey on the topic.Today, 12% of 55- to 64-year-olds report ever using an online dating site or mobile dating app versus only 6% in 2013.With the current explosion of mobile dating, it couldn't come at a better time. How About We (i OS and Android): How About We distinguishes itself from traditional online dating services by focusing on getting its users offline.
This is further evidence that supports Flurry’s recent report on mobile app usage dominating web browsing.
The real strength of the Ok Cupid app is that it does a great job of maintaining the original functionality of the website. Grindr (i OS, Android, and Blackberry): This is Grindr's third appearance on Spira's yearly list.
They've been the leader in mobile app only service since their launch in 2009.
Mobile app analytics firm Flurry has released a report today that examines the use of mobile dating apps vs. Flurry used data from Compete, com Score and Alexa to measure internet consumption of dating sites and used its own analytics data (which now tracks over 90,000 mobile applications) for mobile tracking.
With respect to dating, Flurry tracks a large set of dating apps with more than 2 million total users.