The dangers of online dating sites
As with anything in life, there can be some risks with online dating, but there can also be a lot of rewards — love being one of them.
We’ve gathered several statistics about the dangers of online dating (not to worry you but to inform you) as well as five ways you can protect yourself from potential predators.
What you’ll want to look out for if you’re looking for a phony is extremely poor grammar, spelling mistakes, a lack of pictures and pertinent information, and if they ask you for money.
Internet Predator Stats found online predators commit around 16,000 abductions, 100 murders, and thousands of rapes each year.
Sorry, but we don’t judge our potential mates on personality alone.2.
On dating sites, at least 10% of new accounts are from scammers, says Marketdata Enterprise, Inc. Let me repeat that: of rapists used online dating sites to find their victims.7.
says 10% of profiles on free dating sites are fake. Some free dating services are less trustworthy than the ones you have to pay for because anyone and everyone can join.
People who are serious about meeting that special someone are more than likely willing to buy a monthly subscription.
It inspires people meet their spouses and make new connections in a world where people just don’t have time to date the traditional way.
Simply put, online dating has become socially acceptable.
The bad news comes with the second part of that stat — four out of five don’t use protection.