Age trends in dating
The two remaining apps won one state each: OKCupid in West Virginia and Zoosk in New Mexico.The results are also interesting when broken down across demographic lines: 32 percent of Tinder users were ages 18 to 24, and 38 percent of that age group prefers Tinder above the rest.surveyed 2,033 US consumers across the country on a variety of tech topics, and we gathered additional demographic data, including the respondents' home states.First we told you which states prefer Android or i OS, then we mapped preferred gaming platforms.This week, we're looking at the most popular dating apps in each state.The dating-app landscape is crowded with options: Tinder, Bumble, OKCupid, Match, Plenty of Fish, and Zoosk, as well as other lesser-known services, such as Coffee Meets Bagel and Hinge. We (Oath) and our partners need your consent to access your device, set cookies, and use your data, including your location, to understand your interests, provide relevant ads and measure their effectiveness.
Bumble is only app of the bunch that requires women to send the first message after a match.
This is the only age group where the percentage of respondents preferring any one dating app eclipses those who answered "none." Although dating apps have become part of our culture, plenty of people are already in relationships, and others simply prefer dating the old-fashioned way.
Plenty of Fish skewed a bit older, with 32 percent of users who prefer POF between the ages of 25 and 34.
Now there’s five more brutal dating trends to get your head around.
Sharing tips to navigate these tricky new trends, dating expert Shannon Smith, of Plenty Of Fish, told Business Insider: "[They] can often be avoided by communicating clearly with someone we're dating, and being mindful of our tech manners." Forty seven per cent of singletons have been 'flexted', according to Plenty Of Fish. Cricketing is when people deliberately leave a text message on 'read' for longer than is necessary.