Pew internet online dating

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He said: "For women, there are lots of guys who are just creepy or unattractive or undesirable." He also said men can have problems finding a date: "They can't get a woman to respond because [women get] so many messages." Dr Lewis also said that 38 per cent of online daters have read an online profile of someone they knew.

The Pew Report warned people to be careful about those who tell lies about themselves online.

Almost 60 per cent of Internet users said there is nothing wrong with trying to find a partner on the Internet.

This has changed from ten years ago when the figure was 44 per cent. It says around one in ten Americans has used online dating services.

It also said 11 per cent of people who started a long-term relationship in the past decade met their partner online.

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Born in Newcastle, he has an English degree from Queen Mary, London and after working for the NHS, trained as a journalist with the Press Association.

Around 32 per cent of people agreed that “online dating keeps people from settling down because they always have options for people to date".

Sociologist Dr Kevin Lewis of the University of California told the USA Today newspaper that women must be careful with online dates.

Tinder requires users to login through Facebook, which unfortunately only increases Mark Zuckerberg's creeping command over all online spaces.

But it fortunately means that the dudes and ladies you’re meeting through the app are representing themselves roughly similarly to how they’re doing so on more public forms of social media.

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