Statistics about online dating services
All those incidents add up to a pretty penny that victims are getting fleeced out of.
Online dating scams involving the exchange of money or property cost victims more than million in 2011 alone.
With around half of all marriages ending in divorce, you have to wonder whether online dating ups the odds of staying together.
Research shows that 6% of people who marry after meeting online break up, compared to 7.6% of people who found their spouse offline.
Around 42% of women reported feeling uncomfortable with unwanted contact via a dating site compared to 17% of men.
When you're signing up for a dating site, you want to put your best foot forward and sometimes that means bending the truth.
Despite there being such a wide variety of dating sites out there, one still manages to outshine the competition.
is the top-rated dating site worldwide, with 1.9 million registered users as of 2013.
If you're signing up for multiple dating sites, it can take a decent bite out of your wallet.
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