In fact, a third of those surveyed said they falsified their information so much that it prevented them from getting a second date.”9.

Sorry, but we don’t judge our potential mates on personality alone.2.

One out of 10 sex offenders use online dating to meet other people – Uh…3. e Harmony mentions that a study found that men who reported incomes higher than $250,000 received 156% more email than those with $50,000.

That’s 156% more golddiggers, guys, so think twice about whether you want to post that kind of personal info.5. In 2005 alone, 25% percent of rapists used online dating sites to find their victims.

On dating sites, at least 10% of new accounts are from scammers, says Marketdata Enterprise, Inc. Let me repeat that: of rapists used online dating sites to find their victims.7.

Dinner for Six, a matchmaking service in Denver, Colorado says that 51% percent of online dating singles are already in a relationship, yet are putting themselves out there as being single.8.

More than 53% of Americans fabricate parts or all of their dating profile details, according to Huff Post.

They go on to say “Most of these are lies their dates can spot in the first few seconds of seeing them.

Online dating is a multi-billion dollar industry with over 40 million users and growing every day.

It inspires people meet their spouses and make new connections in a world where people just don’t have time to date the traditional way.

Simply put, online dating has become socially acceptable.

With any online social sites, there are risks, but do you know the reality of those risks?