Online dating on your mobile
Nearly 70% of daters in New Zealand have had some kind of a negative experience while dating online.43 % of the women are most likely to complain of receiving unpleasant or creepy emails.When you post something online, it’s out there for everyone to see.While there are many genuinely nice men and women out there looking for a soul mate, there are some nefarious characters too. As with anything in life, your first line of defence is your instinct.Around one quarter of male online daters in both Australia and New Zealand say they have sent sexually explicit/nude images of themselves of stranger on online dating sites.
Digital technology and smartphones in particular have transformed many aspects of our society, including how people seek out and establish romantic relationships.
A recent survey by Norton among men and women in Australia and New Zealand revealed that almost a quarter of the people who have tried online dating and no longer have a profile have found their partner online.
The survey* conducted among New Zealanders and Australians revealed the results of the positives and pitfalls of online dating. A little white lie never hurt anyone, but it did change the profiles of 43% of people who’ve tried online dating in New Zealand and 51% in Australia.
Be watchful and cautious before you disclose too much of information online.
You can run the risk of becoming a victim of stalking, harassment, catfishing, identity theft, webcam blackmail and even phishing scams.