Risk for online dating
Dinner for Six, a matchmaking service in Denver, Colorado says that 51% percent of online dating singles are already in a relationship, yet are putting themselves out there as being single.8.
Here are 16 scary statistics of online dating to put the world of online dating into perspective when it comes to the reality of the person behind that profile.1. About one-third of online daters do not upload a profile picture to their online dating profile.
As individuals create their profile, they make a choice of whether they want to portray their actual self or their ideal self.
It is up to the other participants with whom they communicate to determine if they are being honest or not, and weigh the importance of this information.
Available surveillance data indicate that an average of half of MSM who have syphilis are also infected with HIV.
When it comes to online or mobile dating sites, “swiping right” and not having sufficient information about the person you are meeting and perhaps about to have sex with, could be factors in the increase in STDs, states the Fox report.
Primary and secondary syphilis are the most infectious stages of the disease, and if not adequately treated, can lead to long-term infection which can cause visual impairment and stroke.