Charlie Stelle, have been researching the landscape and found that people over 60 represent the most rapidly growing demographic in online dating.
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Now, having one of the many easy-to-use dating apps on your phone is commonplace.
Apps such as Tinder, Grindr, OKCupid, and Plenty of Fish, all connect the dating world with the tap of a finger.
It used to require setting up elaborate and detailed accounts through or one of the few other reputable websites.
It is estimated that there are about 30 million total users, with roughly 1 million unique users logging in every day.
Many of these apps do not require you to provide legitimate verification of your age or personal information.
The younger generation now has easy access to meeting complete strangers through simple apps such as these.
I joined February 4th, around 7 AM, and received a total of one vote, two winks, and six messages.
The messages were all nice, although one user messaged me three times.