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27 Jan

Such companies offer a wide variety of unmoderated matchmaking services, most of which are profile-based.

Online dating services allow users to become "members" by creating a profile and uploading personal information including (but not limited to) age, gender, sexual orientation, location, and appearance.

Both emerged as an alternative to bars for singles looking for potential partners or casual hookups. The internet gives everyone easy access to dating or hookup apps.

Just as with social media or any online forum that encourages networking and communication, dating apps are wide open to abuse by predators who misrepresent their identities or who use the networks to search for signs of vulnerability among children.

When the stakes are raised to photos or videos, teens run the risk of any images they send be spread across the Internet, to their schools or communities.

Many predators convince teens to send explicit images, only to use those images for leverage in , a 27-year-old man was arrested for raping a girl who agreed to meet him after being led to believe he was much younger.

The young teen boy proves to be a 28 year-old taxi driver.

A great diversity of online dating services currently exists.

Some have a broad membership base of diverse users looking for many different types of relationships.

A fourteen year-old girl feeling (like most young teens) lonely and unsure of herself, turns to her smart phone.

She installs the app My LOL claiming to be the “#1 teen dating site in the US, Australia, UK and Canada.” She meets a young teen boy who finally gives her the attention she can’t get at school.