apps

now browsing by tag

 
 

EU students swipe right on dating apps

Four years ago, the phrases “swipe right” and “swipe left” typically meant nothing. Now, they seem to be part of millennials’ common vernacular, as the rise of online dating apps have become prevalent. Before dating apps such as Tinder and Bumble, most online dating services were occupied by those people who were typically older than 30 years old. However, according to a 2015 report from the Pew Research Center, the number of 18 to 24 year olds who use dating apps has nearly tripled since 2013. Read More….

The post EU students swipe right on dating apps appeared first on Dating Scams 101.

View full post on Dating Scams 101

Millennials, popular dating apps might have increased your risk of getting STDs, experts say

Over 1.5 million people dated last week thanks to dating app Tinder, according to company stats. It’s hard to say how many of them took it farther than first base, but public health officials say one thing is certain: dating apps are quickly becoming the primary way partners connect. The rise of online dating has correlated with another more disturbing trend: STD rates are also very much on the rise in the U.S. The total combined cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis reported in 2015, the most recent year for which data are available, rose to the highest numbers ever in the U. Read More….

The post Millennials, popular dating apps might have increased your risk of getting STDs, experts say appeared first on Dating Scams 101.

View full post on Dating Scams 101

6 Changes To Make In Your Dating Life During App-less April, A Month Without Dating Apps

Whether dating apps are causing a “dating apocalypse” or are merely the easiest way to get a date, there’s no denying these tools have been total gamechangers in the dating scene within the last few years. And even though dating apps are most popular among millennials, according to a recent Bustle survey with dating app Happn of over 1,000 dating app users, 78 percent of women and 85 percent of men still want to meet people IRL. Read More….

The post 6 Changes To Make In Your Dating Life During App-less April, A Month Without Dating Apps appeared first on Dating Scams 101.

View full post on Dating Scams 101

EU wants to create backdoors to encrypted social media apps

The proposals would force companies like WhatsApp to hand over user data The European Commission is planning to introduce new measures that will provide a backdoor to application encryption, making it easier for security agencies to access data on services … View full post on National Cyber Security Ventures

Romance scammers thrive in the age of dating apps

What happened to the days where you could go to your local bar on a Friday night and meet someone? Dating has changed, and more specifically, so has online dating. Now a billion dollar industry, online dating is one of the most popular ways for singles to meet a potential mate with a multitude of apps and hookup sites from Tinder, Grindr, Scruff and more. According to the Pew Research Centre, 15 percent of adults in the US have reported using an online dating site or a mobile dating app, at some point in their life because let’s face it — who has time to go out and meet people IRL anymore? Read More….

The post Romance scammers thrive in the age of dating apps appeared first on Dating Scams 101.

View full post on Dating Scams 101

Online dating apps including Tinder and Grindr linked to the rapidly increasing cases of STIs in Australia

STI levels are rising rapidly across Australia, and health experts are pointing the blame at dating apps like Tinder and Grindr. Chlamydia is currently the most widespread sexually transmitted infection, with 80,000 cases diagnosed a year in Australia – but gonorrhoea levels has doubled and even tripled in some regions. ‘For some people the fun is increased by taking sexual risks with people they meet on dating apps,’ Associate Professor David Whiley at the University of Queensland’s Centre for Clinical Research, told 9 News. Read More….

The post Online dating apps including Tinder and Grindr linked to the rapidly increasing cases of STIs in Australia appeared first on Dating Scams 101.

View full post on Dating Scams 101

Swipe Right to Like Dating Apps Are Ruining all the Fun

Finding the perfect significant other is extremely difficult especially when taking into account that UK online dating has taken a huge surge in terms of popularity. Online dating apps which are based on swipe right to right are ruining our dating lives and are turning them into opportunities for people to be selfish and shallow when it comes to finding the perfect match. Thanks to mobile devices as well as location sensing apps, people are becoming connected extremely easy and anyone will have access to your details which you have shared on such dating apps. Read More….

The post Swipe Right to Like Dating Apps Are Ruining all the Fun appeared first on Dating Scams 101.

View full post on Dating Scams 101

Meridian Police warn there are some apps parents shouldn’t allow their kids to have

MERIDIAN, Idaho – Lake Hazel Middle Schoolers are learning a valuable lesson outside the classroom. They’re working to make a friendship tree to show kindness to others.

“I’m hoping they learn kindness can go a long way if they are kind to each other, we have a better school environment,” said Jenna Lowman the counselor at Lake Hazel Middle School.

And in this digital age of bullying, kindness is quickly forgotten.

“Parents have no idea when you give this smart device to your kid, that it can get them into danger very quickly,” said School Resource Officer David Gomez of the Meridian Police Department.

Read More

View full post on Parent Security Online

Using dating apps may have lowered your standards

Dating online went from a taboo topic spoken of in hushed tones, to the status quo among colleagues and friends. Apps like Tindr and Grindr and websites like match.com and Plenty of Fish are a regular visit for singletons everywhere. And the normalisation of this method of meeting new people for romantic encounters (or casual sex,) means that we all now have access to a much larger pool of potential partners. Because of ths, we might be lowering our standards just a tad. Read More….

The post Using dating apps may have lowered your standards appeared first on Dating Scams 101.

View full post on Dating Scams 101

Do Dating Apps Lower Your Standards? Online Dating May Make Singles Ignore ‘Ideal Mate’ Wish List Traits

As many as 40 percent of Americans currently use online dating platforms, according to eHarmony. The technology-driven websites are engineered to help singles find their ideal match, but a new study from the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) has found that most dating app users aren’t reaching out to people with desirable traits. The findings — published in journal Cyberpsychology, Behaviour and Social Networking — described the tendency of online daters who typically share their ‘ideal’ partner preference, but don’t often contact potential dates matching the listed qualities. Read More….

The post Do Dating Apps Lower Your Standards? Online Dating May Make Singles Ignore ‘Ideal Mate’ Wish List Traits appeared first on Dating Scams 101.

View full post on Dating Scams 101