VIDEO: Why older adults love online dating

Wednesday, Jun 18, 2014, 01:02 AM | Source: The Conversation

Sue Malta

Online dating


Older adults are the fastest-growing demographic on online dating websites, with those aged 50-plus making up 22% of members on Australia’s leading internet dating site.

In this episode of TCTV, Sue Malta explains why older adults are increasingly going online to find love, sex and intimacy.

This video is a co-production between SBS World News and The Conversation.

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The Conversation

Sue Malta works for the National Ageing Research Institute, where she partners on projects that receive funding from external grant funding bodies such as NHMRC and so on. She is affiliated with Swinburne University, where she completed her PhD, and where she was in receipt of an Australian Postgraduate Award scholarship.