Dangerous dating websites

A Las Vegas woman has filed a lawsuit seeking million from for failing to convey how dangerous online dating can be before setting her up with her attempted murderer, Wade Ridley, CBS News reports.

Mary Kay Beckman had known Ridley for eight days when she broke up with him.

The Platforms: There are essentially two ways of playing the online dating game, the more traditional dating websites or the newer school of swiping applications.Catfishing/ Misrepresentation – The term catfishing refers to the practice of creating a fake online identity or profile in order to pursue one or multiple online relationships.While this is a less common occurrence on the more sinister end of the spectrum, as it turns out, everybody lies; according to a 2007 survey The Truth about Lying in Online Dating Profiles 81% of online dater’s lie about characteristics such as height, figure and age.That fear was directed toward men at bars, a classic setting where singles meet. Goodbar’ came out, a lot of women stopped going to bars. Adelman thinks online dating can actually be a good thing if used well, and has the potential to be safer than dating a stranger met in public.That’s mainly because there’s potential of being on equal footing.

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