A recent survey by Norton among men and women in Australia and New Zealand revealed that almost a quarter of the people who have tried online dating and no longer have a profile have found their partner online.
The survey* conducted among New Zealanders and Australians revealed the results of the positives and pitfalls of online dating. You need a security suite that helps protect all your devices – your Windows PC, Mac, Android smartphone or your i Pad.
Even physical attributes like their weight was misrepresented.
She said A bad experience in dating is very dismaying.
This experience was less commonly reported by Australian men (16%) but was still encountered by a significant number. Nearly half of those people who have negative experiences choose to ignore them but some people are more seriously affected.
Over one third of people who have a negative experience stop using the dating site/app concerned and in a small minority of cases (6% in Australia and 3% in New Zealand) the incident is serious enough for people to report it to the police.
Nearly 70% of Australian women had also had bad experiences.
A little white lie never hurt anyone, but it did change the profiles of 43% of people who’ve tried online dating in New Zealand and 51% in Australia.
Around one quarter of male online daters in both Australia and New Zealand say they have sent sexually explicit/nude images of themselves of stranger on online dating sites.
He said However, male online daters had also encountered problems.
Nearly 70% of daters in New Zealand have had some kind of a negative experience while dating online.
43 % of the women are most likely to complain of receiving unpleasant or creepy emails.