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Chicago Singles: 6 Tips to Date Safely Online

Thu., Aug. 2, 2012 10:35 AM EST
by Safiya Ellis

How to Date Safely Online: 6 Tips

When you’re doing anything online, such as buying, selling — and today’s topic — dating, your safety should always be the main priority.

Rolling out wants you to be safe while you’re hooking up online, so here are our 6 Tips on How to Date Safely Online.

When you take the step of online dating it’s never just as simple as creating the “perfect profile.”

#1. Doing your research on the site is very important. You should check for the reviews of people that actually had success from that particular dating site and always make sure you using an official dating site.

#2. When you select your lucky guy/girl do a background check on the person. This is where your social media savvy comes into play. Facebook and Instagram are perfect for lurking through someone’s personal history. Pictures are a great way to envision who you’re meeting online.

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