Most popular ways to find dates: friends, bars, online, work

Online dating is now listed among the top 4 ways to find dates, according to Nielsen//NetRatings. While friend hook-ups and bar scene still lead the list of preferred methods, Internet rivals dating co-workers, and 335 of survey respondents would resort to Internet dating.

Preferences
in finding dates
Method to find dates % using
Friends 53
Pubs, clubs 53
At work 33
Online 33
Agency 7
Classified ads 6
Speed dating 5
Other 3
Phone dating 2
Source: Nielsen//NetRatings