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Top Tips to Use Online Dating Apps Safely

By Eskanisa R

14 October 2020

How to use online dating apps safely and wisely.

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Nowadays, dating apps quickly became the most popular way to meet new friends. Each and every users have their own personal reasons including social-distancing guidelines that limit socializing during the COVID-19 pandemic.
From bunch dating apps, you can making new friends, talk to, be with even spend time with those who may have same hobbies or interest. In fact, you may even find a right person to build serious relationship or sometimes just being best friends.
Unfortunately, dating apps can be a dangerous place for its users. Here we have listed some useful safety tips to use dating apps wisely from vary resources.

1. Don’t Believe Everything You See or Read
You may find yourself interest to specific people you meet on dating apps after sharing similar interest. The conversations may feel more engaging but don’t let yourself be fooled. If your new friends showing irrational behaviour like asking your home address or office even asking you to lend some money. Make sure you know who is getting your personal information.

2. Say No
If you hesitate to share your personal information including phone number for any further communication, you can say no. Trust your guts. It simply because you can still having conversation with chat feature provided by each dating apps.

3. Don’t Send Photos or Videos
If you don’t know well your new friends, don’t send any photo or video they asked for. Again, don’t let yourself be fooled by people aren’t who they “post” to be. There are many different types of cybercrime which you have no control over once you doing carelessly.

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