Tips for staying safe while online dating The Independent In today’s day and age, do you REALLY know who you’re meeting, or “dating” online? Navigating online dating can be a bit of a minefield, and with people joining sites in their thousands unchecked staying savvy is a must. If you’re new to online dating or just want to up your.

How to stay safe online dating 15 women protect themselves. Nev Schulman, from Mtv’s own, “Catfish,” started a trend in 2010, by speaking out about those misrepresenting themselves online. How 15 women stay safe when meeting someone from a dating app or site. Rule number one meet in a public place. By Paisley Gilmour. Mar 27, 2018 Getty Images.

Safety Tips for Online Dating Most recently, Notre Dame football great, Te’o, was involved in a heartbreaking scandal involving an invisible girlfriend. As a matter of fact, online dating has become so popular that, according to, 53% of singles have jumped onto the trend and created their own profiles. But while dating is alive and well, it's important to keep in mind how to stay safe while meeting up with people you don't know very well.