Word on the Street: Study finds 1 in 10 Americans use online dating sites

A new study from the Pew Institute found that one in 10 Americans have used an online dating site. According to the survey, two-thirds of

Some Bronx residents say it's a good alternative to traditional dating, but others are skeptical.

Some Bronx residents say it's a good alternative to traditional dating, but others are skeptical. (10/25/13)

THE BRONX - A new study from the Pew Institute found that one in 10 Americans have used an online dating site.

According to the survey, two-thirds of those single have actually gone on a date with someone they met online, and 23 percent reported meeting their spouse that day.

News 12 asked Bronx residents if they thought the web was a reliable way to meet a potential mate.

Some say it's a good alternative to traditional dating, but others are skeptical.
 

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