More dangerous than internet dating
The technology also gained some users among 45-to-54-year-olds.The survey also found that acceptance—or, at least, awareness—of online dating was growing.
According to a new report from High Speed Internet.com, some states are a lot safer for online dating than others. The stats for the biggest state in the Union aren't helped by the high rate of STDs and the fact that Anchorage clocks in as one of the most dangerous cities, where anyone—not only daters—has a 1 in 82 chance of being a victim of a violent crime. In 2013, three percent had used a smartphone dating app. The study polled 2,001 adults in the United States, mostly during June of last year.The survey included men and women, of many races and educational backgrounds, from all 50 states.The study’s author, Aaron Smith, said that answers across genders stayed surprisingly stable.In fact, there was only one place where responses differed among genders.
It’s like that old quote, often attributed to Margaret Atwood: Women are afraid men will kill them.