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Safety risks of online dating

Published: 05.02.2017

A child's profile typically includes photos, personal interests and blogs. Talk to your kids about possible consequences, the experts say.

Online dating safety tips including warning signs when talking to people on the Internet.

Mary Ellen Handy, student, New Jersey. Thank you for your support. In the age of YouTube, a website that hosts videos shot by users, "Kids are looking for their 15 megabytes of fame," Aftab says. Learn about privacy settings that allow kids to choose who can view their profiles. Even if you feel you have become closer to someone via email and phone, you should still remember that this person is largely a stranger to you. Some cyberbullies pose as their victims and send out harassing messages to others. Stay in control when it comes to how and when you share information.

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Ghostery Click the Ghostery icon. If a child keeps getting harassing emails, delete that email account and set up a new one. This can mean you rush into things, and relationships may move quicker than you expect. Communicating online also tends to give way to mixed signals since a person can't read body language or facial expressions and conversations can often be misleading.

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The Risks of Online Dating

Of course it doesn't happen all the time, but now and then we hear horror stories about online dating services. The Risks and Rewards of Online Dating. About Us Advertise Place An Ad Submission Forms Classifieds Employment Northern Illinois University Northern Star Alumni. Online dating services that offer subscriptions are safer than those that can be accessed for free.

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