What are the real and perceived risks and dangers of online dating perspectives from online daters?
The risks that participants identified were risks of lies and deceit, sexual risks (including pregnancy, sexually transmitted infections and sexual violence), emotional and physical risks, and the risks of encountering dangerous and untrustworthy people online and in person.
Is online dating is safe and productive?
In general, dating apps and sites are perfectly safe, though of course there are exceptions (PLEASE dont Google them. They will freak you out). They are just another channel to connect single people, just like a bar or a singles group.