The internet is the second-most-popular way for Americans to meet people of the opposite sex, and is fast catching up with real-world “friend of a friend” introductions.
Precious little evidence exists to show that opportunities online are encouraging infidelity.
In America, divorce rates climbed until just before the advent of the internet, and have fallen since.
A vastly bigger market has had dramatic results for same-sex daters in particular.
In America, 70% of gay people meet their partners online.
Research has found that marriages in America between people who meet online are likely to last longer; such couples profess to be happier than those who met offline.