The Pew Internet & American Life Project conducted 2,252 telephone interviews to learn about Americans’ online dating habits. The interviewers asked participants about their opinions of online dating services, whether they had ever looked up exes on social media sites, whether they had ever ended a relationship via text message, and dozens of other questions. The responses were compiled into a report released in October, 2013, which found that 11% of American adults had used some kind of online dating service and broke down usage patterns by demographic. The raw response data is available freely for download in CSV and other common formats.
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