Investigate online dating partner
Without going into great detail, the security company had played upon my emotions (and knowing that human beings while online can be a bit impatient) and that’s how they were able to get me to reveal my password in a matter of 60 seconds. If the guy you just met for a date seems more nervous than he should be…might want to investigate that a little further.Digital technology and smartphones in particular have transformed many aspects of our society, including how people seek out and establish romantic relationships.I would consider myself highly internet savvy and know all the tricks that are out there and how to avoid them.Within the first 5 minutes, the company that ran the security exercise had gotten me to unknowingly give them my email username AND password.Here are 5 protips on how to investigate someone online: 1.Obtain as much information as you can, then Google it.
Online dating use among 55- to 64-year-olds has also risen substantially since the last Pew Research Center survey on the topic.
Whether you met the guy online, in a bar, or through a friend, you need to perform due diligence prior to agreeing to going out on a date.
While everyone knows how to “Google someone” (running their first and last name through Google search engine to see what pops up), there are a few other tricks you can use if you suspect anything from the guy/gal you just met.
All it takes is a few minutes of work, and a quick fake picture pulled from Google Image Search and you have yourself a fake profile.
Contact the guy again and try to get into a conversation.Take their email address, online dating screen name and any other bits of personal information you can find and run it through Google. Sometimes Google will pick up what’s known as a “cache” of certain online dating websites.