EXCELSIOR, Minn., Jan. 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- National Cellular Directory [https://www.nationalcellulardirectory.com/] announced survey results, most online daters feel safer verifying a person's identity before going on a first date with them.
National Cellular Directory released their findings on their new study conducted on more than 300 people who were interested in the topic of online dating.
This study explored the topic of safety in relation to online daters. The people who participated in the study consisted of website visitors with the interest of online dating who opted-in to be a part of their study.
National Cellular Directory's new study found that 88% of online daters feel safer going on a date after they verify their dating profile.
The study uncovered that a staggering 66% of online daters have seen at least one fake dating profile online. With fake dating profiles on the rise, it's understandable that a majority of the study's respondents have come across at least one fake dating profile.
The study explored specifically where users distrust dating profiles and discovered 43% of the study's respondents say that they do not trust the dating profile name.
Other parts of online dating profiles that people don't trust:
- 17% Photos
- 14% Social Profiles
- 14% Marital Status
- 12% Age
According to the study, a majority of online daters are taking necessary precautions and verifying profiles before going on a date. The survey reported 51% are verifying profiles using People Search or Background Search services similar to National Cellular Directory.
"While there are many benefits to online dating, such as being able to find a life-long partner, this study confirms the importance of being safe when using online dating websites. Going on a date with someone that you haven't met in real life without first verifying their identity can put you at risk. At National Cellular Directory we are striving to make the digital world more transparent," said Wyatt Doolittle, CEO of National Cellular Directory.
To read more about these findings, as well as statistics on online dating crime visit: www.nationalcellulardirectory.com/relationship/dangers-online-dating-statistics/.
About National Cellular Directory
National Cellular Directory is a leading people search company headquarter in Excelsior Minnesota, It provides information services, including people and property search, background checks and reverse phone lookup.
SOURCE National Cellular Directory