Internet dating danger news
Dating has definitely changed a lot over the years and with the number of people — and teens — with online access at their fingertips, there’s no question that online dating is popular.
Gabriella van Rij, author and anti-bullying proponent, has a few tips for parents and teens.
But it's just the latest sign that Internet users looking for love online -- or just hoping to hook up -- face privacy and security risks they might not expect.
The hack, first reported on by British outlet Channel 4 News last week, reportedly resulted in the information of nearly 4 million members of Adult Friend Finder leaking onto an online forum frequented by hackers.
Hitchhikers, rocket scientists, even nuns probably do it, at least once. Then there are other dangers -- boredom, disillusionment, getting dumped, or simply getting taken.
The topic is dating, and the custom is as old as Adam and Eve. Two love experts offer their dating advice: Face it; finding a great mate takes some research.
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The anonymity of the internet allows people to hide facets of their personality, from a relatively harmless lie about weight, to lies about financial problems and even creating a fake persona – this is called catfishing.A new study lists Buffalo as the nation's most dangerous city for online dating, according to The Buffalo News.