“Low Tech” Behaviors that Put American Internet Users at Risk Americans are also engaging in ‘low tech’ behaviors that put them at increased risk of being scammed: Few Americans Rate Public WIFI as Unsafe Interestingly, while one in four (24%) Americans who access the Internet say free public Wi Fi is not at all safe, well over a third (37%) indicate using it at least once a month, with one-quarter (25%) using it at least once a week.
Interviews were conducted April 2 through April 11, 2015.
Also, it's mostly perpetuated by online daters themselves.
The online dating scene has changed dramatically over the last couple of decades, and more Americans than ever are looking for their perfect match on the web.
Looking for your future partner online is no longer thought of as something reserved for only the socially awkward or desperate.
Even if you've never spent time on a dating website, the odds are good that some of your friends have.
Roughly 42% of Americans know someone who dates online and more and more couples’ love stories start from the click of a mouse.
The convenience of online dating has exploded its popularity in recent years.
Sites like Ok Cupid and e Harmony make it possible to meet that special someone without ever having to leave your couch, while Tinder and similar apps let you browse for nearby singles right from your smartphone. have used an online dating service or dating app at some point.
There was a split between AARP members and non-members.
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All data have been weighted by age and gender according to the 2013 Census estimates from the American Community Survey.