Meeting someone online is significantly different from meeting someone in person.When it comes to online dating, there is always the potential of danger quietly hiding in a seemingly harmless profile.In the contents below you will find them divided up accordingly. This is an ongoing project that I plan to add to regularly.If you have any questions or wish to include some information please contact us.After reports emerged of a New Zealand woman being gang raped after a Tinder date in Sydney this week, officers renewed warnings to users that the app is not all fun and games.While the woman has since withdrawn her statement, police advise people to exercise caution.“There are a number of sexual predators out there who use modern technology to find potential victims,” NSW Police Detective Inspector Michael Haddow said.• Online dating: Easy to find a date, hard to find the one • Accused murderer ‘wasn’t on balcony for fall’ • ‘Sex crime’: J-Law breaks silence on nude photos The 28-year-old woman sexually assaulted in Sydney on Saturday met her perpetrator through the app.The man organised a meeting where she was subsequently drugged and taken back to his home with a group of friends.For 26-year-old New Zealand woman Warriena Wright, a Tinder date led to death when she plummeted from a high-rise balcony during a visit to the Gold Coast.
You’re putting yourself out there in front of millions of people, and you’re never really 100% sure if you’ll have success with it or not.
While statistics can be spun to make almost anything look good, I've tried to report just the basic facts.
The data has been gathered from such sources as blogs, online newspaper and magazine articles, company financial statements, company advertising information packages (including media packages), the actual dating service website (or their parent company website), and multiple website measurement services.
This section also includes any relevant facts about dating, relationships, and marriage that I thought would be of interest to the dating industry.
The second part is for actual dating services (this includes dating sites and dating apps).