SaucyDates Finds 32% of Users have Found a Date on a Non-Dating App

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Dating platform SaucyDates has conducted a survey of its users to find out whether they have ever found a date on a non-dating app.

The company surveyed 1,606 members around the world to find out what they said.

It discovered that 32% of online daters have found a date before by using an online non-dating app.

The three apps that came out with the top results were Facebook, with 55% of users finding a date on the platform, Instagram, with 13%, and 10% on Twitter.

Advertising company Craigslist and business network LinkedIn both had a smaller percentage – 4% of users found a date on these sites.

Google+ and eBay each had 3%, and Omegle, Yahoo! Answers and Porn Hub all had 2% of users revealing they had found potential partners.

Finally, receiving the lowest percentage of people using the apps for dating, were YouTube and Whisper had only 1% each.

SaucyDates asked some of its users how the above apps helped lead to a date, this is what they said:

J, 18 female UK (Facebook): “He liked my picture and we started chatting”

G, 23 male, Canada (Instagram): “Commenting on her pictures and then it grew from there”

D, 23 male UK (Twitter): “Commented on a post and just started chatting”

H, 42 male USA (eBay): “I went to purchase an item from a seller who happened to be a gorgeous lonely house wife”

See SaucyDate’s full infographic of its results below:

Chloe Gay

Chloe is a reporter at Global Dating Insights. Originally from Bracknell, she is studying Communication & Media at Bournemouth University. She enjoys writing, travelling and socialising with her friends and family.

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