Online dating relationships dangers
Trouble is, how do you know who's behind the app?"You can't know a person's intentions over the internet or online, it's just impossible," Pelkki said.Unlike singles in the '70s, who cruised bars and discos and risked looking for love in all the wrong places, tens of millions of singles each day join and log on to online dating sites with the belief that their efforts to find love and companionship are safe and secure.
“You should consider hiring a [private investigator] to run a background check and criminal check on the person, as well as a deep dive (OSINT) Open Source Intelligence Search.Online dating services provide chat rooms that allow you to get to know someone before you exchange photos or phone numbers.In addition, most sites allow the user to place a photo along with a personal ad, and some even have audio capability so you can listen to your potential soul mate's voice.Then, if two people like each other, the Tinder match can then message one another.Users can log on to the app and swipe right if they like a person.Saginaw Valley State University student Keithan Jackson agrees."It could be dangerous because you don't know if that person is putting a false personality or false profile on Tinder," Jackson said.Investigators said 18-year-old Brooke Slocum agreed to meet up and have sex with 31-year-old Brady Oestrike.Instead, Slocum and her boyfriend, 25-year-old Charlie Oppenneer, were found dead."When you form any type of relationship over the internet or online with people you don't know, you elevate your level of risk greatly," Pelkki said.The app finds eligible bachelors and bachelorettes within your area.