This makes sense: the websites want you to find a mate so that their success ratings go up.
If you lie, it's unlikely that any subsequent relationship will end up flourishing.
While online dating as we know it has been around for nearly 15 years now, the concern of being robbed of your money, or kidneys, or just getting murdered on a first date with an internet stranger still has not faded.
On the assumption that individuals with a criminal record are more likely to be dangerous dates, a new app is promising to help online daters stay safe by weeding out members with a criminal record, or those on a sex offender registry. Scott Fitzgerald's novel, requires members to pass a criminal background check before being allowed to use the app to find a date.
This may be true, but if online dating has made it easier to find love, is has also made it easier for online predators and liars to find you.
Little Fibs and Big Fibs Online dating sites generally forbid their users from fibbing about themselves.
Furthermore, the app rescreens monthly, and will issue lifetime bans to members convicted of a crime. The app claims to check public databases, including sex offender registries, but everything about their background check process seems a bit hush-hush.
The app only requires limited information, such as linking a Facebook account or simply an email address.
That in itself poses a huge safety risk.”Nothing to Hide Of course, one woman’s prudence is another woman’s hyper-vigilance, and one woman’s precautions are another woman’s intrusive, self-defeating biographical strip searches. “So I went on Craigslist, said, ‘My date just canceled, I’m all dressed up and ready to go out for drinks.’ And he responded to me!
Online Dating Safety Tips It's a dangerous world out there.
If you're going to do the online dating thing, be smart about it.
It can make some reflect on the fact that they are lucky to have love, and it can make others reflect on how difficult it is to find love.
Fortunately for those still looking, finding a match has gotten a lot easier now that the world has online dating, at least according to some.