Huffington post online dating statistics 2004
This is already a significant increase from 2011 (6.3 million).
This increase is allegedly caused by Mobile Dating due to current social dating services like Tinder or Badoo, which allow people to quickly make new contacts on the go.
Usually these sites are free to use but standard text messaging fees may still apply as well as a small fee the dating service charges per message.
Mobile dating websites, in order to increase the opportunities for meeting, focus attention on users that share the same social network and proximity.
It wasn't until the i Phone arrived in 2007 that mobile dating took off.Some experts believe that the rise in mobile dating is due to the growing popularity of online dating.