PEW RESEARCH - A Pew Research Center survey has found that 17% of Americans aged 50+ have engaged with dating websites or apps, showing no significant change since 2019. While the use of these platforms is similar across age groups, only 3% of this older demographic are current users compared to 15% of those under 50. Older adults' preferred platforms differ from their younger counterparts, with older users more likely to use Match and less likely to use Tinder. Notably, older men are more likely to opt for paid features on dating sites. However, online dating experiences for older adults can often be negative, with older women reporting more negative experiences than men. Nearly half of all online daters over 50 have encountered suspected scams.