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The first speed-dating event took place in Los Angeles in This innovative way of meeting as many as 25 though most events top out at 14 or so possible love interests at one time was created by Antony Beilinsohn, a Los Angeles-based television executive and clearly very creative person. Speed-dating brings together a group of folks in one space, who have a few basic things in common, including that they are each looking for a relationship.
Not surprisingly seniors reported that the top dating app was Tinder, with 35 percent of respondents saying that they were dating someone they met on the platform. This is a BETA experience.
More From Forbes. Other sites where seniors have had luck finding relationships were Match. Peter Suciu.
Dating sites are now catering to this older population and making it easier to the platform and a mate. Aug 12,pm EDT. Aug 12,am EDT. Aug 11,am EDT. Aug 10,am EDT. Aug 9,am EDT. Aug 5,am EDT. Aug 2,pm EDT. Edit Story. That doesn't mean that seniors have given up on dating.
The pandemic certainly played a role — as seniors used Facetime and Zoom to stay in touch with families — but other factors are also at play. The old jokes about seniors not understanding technology — such as not knowing how to set the VCR clock — are no longer apt.
But who of course has a VCR anymore?
Finding love in one's twilight year's likely isn't easy in normal times, but "love in the time of Covid" could make it all the more challenging. So taking a step forward into dating apps is neither as difficult nor as unusual as it would have been a decade or more ago. Seniors are certainly playing the field — and increasingly turning to dating apps.
In fact, you could argue that smart phones of every sort — not just Android or Apple devices — are the closest thing to home appliances, in terms of ease of use, features and reliability functionality, that computing technologies have ever achieved. According to a new survey conducted by Choice Mutualan independent insurance agency, seniors are certainly playing the field — and increasingly turning to dating apps.
It was reported that about two-thirds, or 66 percent, of those using dating apps or websites had a relationship with someone they met through the platform. The study found roughly a third of seniors who have dated within the last five years have turned to dating apps for help and according to Choice Mutual many have found success.
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