These young adults are now more likely than any other age group to use mobile dating apps.
Although 15% of Americans have used online dating themselves, a larger share report that they are familiar with online dating from the experiences of people they know.
A few of these stats come from each company’s own reports, but some are based on news reports and not official company tallies.
Instagram hasn’t shown any sign of slowing down, and with Facebook’s pocketbook behind it now, its growth will surly continue.
Here are a few of the more interesting Instagram statistics I was able to dig up.
A national survey by Pew Research Center, conducted June 10-July 12, 2015, among 2,001 adults, finds that: This growth has been especially pronounced for two groups who have historically not used online dating at particularly high levels – the youngest adults, as well as those in their late 50s and early 60s.
The share of 18- to 24-year-olds who report having used online dating has nearly tripled in the last two years.