Regardless of the reason, online dating is now common in mainstream America and throughout the world. But does all of that quantity and convenience equal quality? If you are a fairly private person, you may be unwittingly exposing details about yourself to people you don't want to share private information with, such as coworkers or schoolmates. Not to mention the fact that we spend most of our time connecting through our phones on social apps like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat anyway.
Gone are the days of sitting through awkward blind dates—most dating sites use personality tests to guide users toward their best match.