Phillips and Walters agreed that some of these statistics could be attributed to people meeting online, though law enforcement doesn’t track assault based on how the people first met.
And a majority of rapes and sexual assaults go unreported, according to the National Institute of Justice.
Apps like Tinder, Bumble, Ok Cupid, Match.com, Grindr, or Christian Mingle, host millions of users all looking to meet that special someone.
Alabama Online dating applications often are a staple of single people’s phones.
A further 59 percent of Americans said online dating was a “good way to meet people,” and most young people know someone who uses online dating to meet and mingle.
The report, titled “The safest (and most dangerous) states for online dating,” showed that states with higher crime rates and more STDs ranked lower on the list, while states in the inverse ranked higher.
According to Safewise.com, a home safety and security website, it might not be – depending on where you live and your definition of “unsafe.”In a report published by the company and co-sponsored by Highspeedinternet.com, states were ranked on how safe they were to date online by comparing cybercrime data from the U. Department of Justice, crime statistics from the FBI’s Uniform Crime Report and sexually transmitted disease rates compiled by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Many people who have dates with their online admirers end the night not with a new love, but with an embarrassing or creepy story to share with friends.
Spokane resident Megan Mc Lean met a guy on Tinder a few years ago and decided to join him for drinks at a downtown Spokane watering hole.