Often on multiple apps at once, users can swipe through dozens of profiles every minute and plan multiple dates, whether in hopes of a love match or a hook-up.Decisions to meet arise from limited information: A convenient location; a sultry glance captured in pixels; a mutual interest in “banter.” In 2014, Tinder users were spending as long as 90 minutes a day on the site.
A total of 58 people were victims of online dating-related crimes in those four years, some of them sexual. For context, in 2012 the area had an overall average of 243 sexual assaults and rapes every month.) Many apps offer a page of advice for safe dating.A relationship expert says a good credit score indicates that someone is responsible and says millennials are interested in authenticity, but also points out that credit reports aren't always reliable.RELATED: Top 10 places for a first online date in Houston Experts say dating sites like this could be a result of millennials having a tough time finding jobs out of college. What is new is that they have moved mainstream and have become more technological and innovative in their approach.Bad Online Behavior Abounds Much of this problem arises from individuals hiding behind their computer screen to commit crimes.With any online social sites, there are risks, but do you know the reality of those risks?