Android Entertainment. Internet Productivity. Social Media Security. Dating apps are officially mainstream, and stereotypes about online dating are quickly disappearing from public opinion. But this new attitude towards meetings strangers from the internet comes with some dangerous disregard for personal safety. You can meet new people to hang out with, kill time, or learn a new language.
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A quick note before we get started: Many people in this world want to be left alone, and you should respect that—these tips are not intended to help you stalk an ex or relative who has made it pretty clear they never want to see you again. These are fairly global and disclose more personal details. Google is still the first, best step, when searching social media. Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn are all well worth digging into, and in each case there are little tweaks you can make to your searches. Twitter has a people filter on its search, like Facebook does, as well as an advanced search page. So you can just drop in a name to get to sleuthing.
Convinced that the security and privacy of your online dating service is worth a second look? As Katie Knibbs reports for The Daily Dot, there are a few precautions you can take and privacy settings you can change to preserve the confidentiality of your Tinder usage. Some users have held out on making a Tinder account until the company decides to enable users to sign up without sharing their Facebook logins — though you may end up waiting a while for that kind of privacy-minded option. An alternative is to create a Facebook account just for your Tinder use.
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