Dating in toledo
In one case, a man showed up hoping to meet a woman he'd met on the app called “Tagged.” Police say a woman was there but so were a group of men who robbed the victim.
In a similar situation, another victim had his car taken.
So they're going to use something that may be intended for good for their evil purposes.”He says that's especially dangerous for teens who lie about their ages to get around age restrictions .
On the flip side, bad guys can also lie in order to use apps that specifically cater to teens.“There's a few apps that specifically cater to teenagers. It's supposed to be for teenagers only and restricted to certain ages but just like the adult apps that are just supposed to be for adults, teenagers can get on there and not be truthful about their age and set up a profile,” Davis explained.
Mobile apps are taking over online dating and have become a multi-billion dollar industry.If two people express mutual interest, they can send each other messages and go from there.A recent New York Times article indicated that the smartphone app processes more than a billion swipes left and right each day.“Tinder is a great way to meet girls,” one college student said.“For Tinder, it's not only a dating site, it's a way of meeting new people, seeing different walks of life,” another user said.The bad guys can create a false profile and instantly have contact with the type of person that they want to be a predator towards, be it children, be it married women.” Davis said.“Whoever they're after, they're going to target them.
The apps link people up with potential love interests in their area and can be used for romance, casual encounters and friendships.