Online dating has been a pretty active scene since the very early days of the internet.
Sites like and e Harmony have been using the magic of modern technology for years to match up singles, but the game was taken to a whole new level with the advent of the mobile app.
Here are just a few of the many startling facts about this industry as gathered by reputable survey companies such as Pew Research - Facts about online dating.
Wondering how many first dates (not to mention marriages) have come out of that?This was also confirmed by Aces and Queens mentor Jonas Gaffud on his Instagram post. We made Maxine join in 2012 but had to be disqualified because of contracts from commercials endorsements. For three years after that we have been pushing her to join. So finally when she said yes this year, we were all elated. Our new Miss Universe Philippines A photo posted by Jonas Antonio Gaffud (@jonasofmercator) on My journey in this competition is unexpected."We made Maxine join in 2012 but had to be disqualified because of contracts from commercials. For 3 years after that we have been pushing her to join. So finally when she said yes this year, we were all elated," he said. Yes, I'm pressured and everyone is competitive but I learned how to manage myself to be 'just myself' and enjoy each and every moment I have in this competition.For example, when surveys about online dating first circulated in 2005, most people had very little interaction with this form of dating.Today, roughly 50% of people have either met someone through online dating or know someone who dates online.