/PRNewswire/ -- Match, the world's largest relationship company, today released findings from its seventh annual Singles in America study – the nation's largest, most comprehensive annual survey of single people living in the U. The 2016 survey captures surprising data and trends on new dating rituals, the impact social media has had on the dating landscape, shifting gender roles, as well as attitudes about love, sex, and relationships across generations.
Experience the interactive Multimedia News Release here: "The annual Singles in America study has once again demonstrated new emerging trends including men's overwhelmingly positive view of feminism and feminists, in the boardroom and the bedroom.
THE NEW DATING RITUALS Five first date phone taboos.
And today, 40% of singles have dated someone they met online, while only 25% met a first date through a friend.
Judgment zone: 42% of singles judge a date first by their social media posts; 42% also say they judge a potential date by their photos.
Almost one in six singles (15%) say they feel addicted to the process of looking for a date.
Millennials are 125% more likely to say they feel addicted to dating than older generations.
And how do you know when a friendship is turning into a romance?