Just two years ago, American adults ages 18 to 24 used online-dating sites and apps at an average rate for all American adults—about 10 percent. College-aged and post-college-aged Americans are now the most likely demographic to turn to the technology.

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Whereas Russians are fairly old fashioned, men deploy “Noozhy” a form of woo-ing which translates as hand kissing, handbag carrying, and flower giving.

British men get a lot of flack for their dating habits, but I think their laid-back style makes them (perhaps unwittingly) amongst the best seducers in the world. I prefer a love story about a silly, spontaneous meeting, a burned dinner, or a few-drinks-too-many confession of love over the incessant game-playing you'll find elsewhere.

The American men I've dated were (coincidentally) all from DC.

And overall, I found them swaggering, careerist, and utterly terrified of commitment.

British chaps would appear to be more old fashioned than their US equivalents, the data reveals.

Apparently UK men are more likely to stick to traditional gender roles and contact a female first, whereas in the US anything goes.

So what does the UK dating scene have going for it, according to this research?

It seems to me that we're a lot more down-to-earth, for a start.

The technology also gained some users among 45-to-54-year-olds.