The growing popularity of dating apps and websites
This episode originally aired on Feb. 16, 2023.
Online dating has been around for decades with the big growth among users of dating apps.
They are used almost everywhere, in every region of the country and among most socio-economic and demographic groups.
The Pew Research Center in a new study found some three in 10 American adults have used a dating app or website, and that more than half of adults under the age of 30 are hoping to make a match that way.
We’re looking at the growing popularity of dating apps and websites, how the experiences vary, and the impacts of the experience.
- Heather Kelly, Washington Post reporter
- Eli Finkel, Professor of psychology at Northwestern University
- William Chopik, Professor of psychology at Michigan State University
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