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Overall, 15% of American adults have tried online dating at some point, up from 11% in 2013, according to a new report today from the Pew Research Center.While the majority of Americans believe that online dating is a good way to meet people, they’re well aware of the darker side of encountering strangers from the internet in real life as well.

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One factor behind the substantial growth among younger adults is their use of mobile dating apps.

About one-in-five 18- to 24-year olds (22%) now report using mobile dating apps; in 2013, only 5% reported doing so.

Many online daters enlist their friends in an effort to put their best digital foot forward.

Some 22% of online daters have asked someone to help them create or review their profile.

Online dating use among 55- to 64-year-olds has also risen substantially since the last Pew Research Center survey on the topic.