Online dating has become a boom industry, grossing more than billion a year, making it even an bigger money spinner than porn, with 38 percent of all American singles looking for a relationship using dating sites and apps.
“More than ever, teenagers need a crash course in online safety and social media issues that they encounter on a daily basis,” says Gabriella van Rij ( a kindness activist, anti-bullying proponent and author whose latest book is Watch Your Delivery.
Millions of people are "e-dating" in the hopes of finding that perfect someone.
Online dating services such as and [email protected] thriving as men and women post ads and photos of themselves in search of the perfect mate. Ellen) says online dating is an advantage for people who are uncomfortable about meeting people in public places, or who are new to an area.
A Pew Research Center study found that 8 percent of all teenagers say they met a romantic partner online.
Most teens, though, reported they hadn’t dated anyone at all.