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Dangers of online dating

Dangers of online dating

Though online dating is very popular with the Internet generation, everything has its advantages and disadvantages. You should know the both sides of the coin so that you can make better choices. There are some aspects of online dating which everyone should know. It is always better to have the adequate knowledge in advance rather than paying for your ignorance. These dangers can include fraud, security, identity theft, privacy issues and scamming.

Online frauds are common and people using the Internet and online services should know the merchant before paying for any kind of products or services and the same goes with online dating websites. You pay for a online dating service in advance and do not get the kind of a service promised. Some transfers are done without any refunds and there is not much you can do with such frauds except being more careful with online transactions.

With the sites will you give your personal information like your name address and e-mail , phone numbers on your banking information, you have to be careful with the privacy and security issues. There are times when the privacy of the people who have signed up for any online service is violated so you have to be very careful in providing your personal information to any online services. Females should be more cautious about giving their personal information to others. I

Sensitive information like your banking information can be used for a scam to get money out of your pocket. You have to be aware that these things do happen and keep some checks on the way you give out such details. Small measures like using paypal instead of giving out your credit card details, using a one time use card and keep a security check for your card can be taken so that you are safe from online scams to some extent.

Identity theft is getting common these days, online dating sites could expose you to identity thefts by giving out too much information to the registered members which can be used by them. They could even be cases where online dating sites are hacked and the information is stolen out of them. So giving out personal information can be dangerous.

A lot of people give out their fake profiles, where they can lie about the age, sex, marital status, location or any such personal information to make their profile more attractive to the users. These are some of the common dangers of online dating everyone should know.

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