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Thousands of Canadians are logging on to dating sites to find love and the good news is: there are a lot of single people in Canada.
According to Statistics Canada, there were 14.2 million single Canadians in 2014.
He cited one recent study involving gay men in Los Angeles that found a correlation between app use and sexually risky behaviour.
But it's unclear, at least from that study, whether those who are engaged in that kind of behaviour are more likely to use those kinds of apps.
For example, he said, of the cases of gonorrhea confirmed in the Edmonton Zone in 2015, the use of apps and websites was the most frequently mentioned method of meeting sexual partners.
But to really prove a link would take a sophisticated longitudinal study, one that would parse out what new infections could be attributed to these partner-seeking apps, Holloway said.
Female users are seeking help from friends more so than men are: 30% of female users have asked a friend for help with their profile, whereas only 16% of male users have asked friends to help create their profile.
If you're worried joining an online dating site sends a message that you're just looking for sex, it doesn't.
Only 33% of women who use online dating websites say they have sex on the first online dating encounter, and 60% of female Tinder users say they are looking for a match, not just a hookup.
David Brennan, a University of Toronto associate professor of social work, acknowledged that more people are using hookup apps at the same time rates for sexually transmitted diseases are going up.
"So it's kind of easy to say they fit together," he said.