Online dating and romance
According to the Pew Research Center, the overwhelming majority of Americans suggest that online dating is a good way to meet people.
Online dating services are now the second most popular way to meet a partner.
Not quite, but it is full of unscrupulous vendors looking to separate you from your money by whatever means possible (in other news, have you heard about the secret to getting killer abs in less than 7 minutes using this 1 weird trick…? There are pitfalls and tripwires in every sphere of life, but this may be particularly true in the context of online dating.
There are literally hundreds (if not thousands) of online scams, and I’m not going to run through any in detail here, but do some research before you go giving your bank details to ‘Nigerian princes’ promising ‘fun moments’.
More than 40% of men indicated that they did this, but the tactic was also employed by nearly a third of women.