Meanwhile, a larger number of people than just 15% say that they know someone who's used either an online dating app or mobile dating app, according to Pew.
"Some 41% of American adults say they know someone who uses online dating, while 29% indicate they know someone who has married or entered into a long-term partnership with someone they met via online dating," according to the report.
But instead of looking for long-term love, some people are turning to these services for one-night stands and even advice from locals when traveling.
Sitting in front of a computer or flipping through a smartphone, she says, she feels at home.
Pew's survey was conducted from June 10 to July 12, 2015 and surveyed 2,001 adults. The number of 18- to 24-year-olds who said they've dated online has almost tripled over the last two years with 27% of the group saying they've tried it.
Just 10% said they used online dating sites and apps in 2013.
When he's bored, he turns to Tinder to start swiping on women in the app, even when he doesn't feel like talking to anyone.
Young adults, ages 18 to 24, traditionally haven't been big online daters.