Safe internet dating
Additionally, it is “best to not participate in any activity where you’re not able to leave,” she says.So stick to coffee shops, restaurants and movie theaters – at least for the first few dates.We asked Stewart and Tony Neate, CEO of Get Safe Online, for their tips for enjoying dating sites while making sure you stay safe. If you’ve never used a dating site or app before, you might not know which one to pick.According to Stewart, you should always “stick to mainstream websites and be cognizant that anyone can join most any site and pose as any person.” One way to tell if a website is trustworthy is the extent to which it lets you protect your information.
Stewart recommends Match.com, Ok Cupid, Tinder, JDate and Christian Mingle, which are all owned by reputable, large companies.
“You don't have to give your direct number,” Stewart says. “Don't mention specific places and times of places you go to,” Stewart says.