Valentine's Day celebrates couples and togetherness, making this time of year difficult for the unattached.
Yet, according to the most recent census figures, 44% of American adults are single.
Not all of them want to stay that way because 40 million have turned to online dating sites to find a partner, says an article last month on
What doesn't say in that story is not all of these online "daters" are looking for a loving relationship.
Remember that if you give someone a piece of your personal information, such as your phone number or email address, they may be able to use Internet search sites to get your full name, street address or other personal information that might make you vulnerable to identify theft or stalkers.
Perform a Google Image search on the person's photo.
Fraudsters often use profiles stolen off the Web from modeling agencies or military sites."Doing the Google search for the scammer lets you know if the photo actually originated from one of these sites, and isn't the actual photo of the suitor," Nofziger says.
Lay a foundation you can depend on, with our affordable hosting packages, professional email options, and the SSL certificates your customers expect.
Award-winning customer service is available 24/7/365. Shop our Apps section for powerful tools that help your business move forward: Weebly, Google Apps, analytics, SEO help, traffic boosters, etc.