Feb 14, 2024

#WakeUpWednesday 14.02.24

A number of teen online dating apps have emerged over the past few years – and the most popular of these recently hit a huge one million users worldwide. With some teens spending more time online than with their friends – young people are increasingly using the internet to meet new people and form relationships.

Unfortunately, making friends and dating online can come with serious issues – from catfishing, to scammers, to stalking and harassment. With the inherent risk that users might also arrange face-to-face meetups, it’s easy to see how these services can present a range of #OnlineSafety risks to their young audience. This #WakeUpWednesday guide dives into online dating and relationships, detailing the associated risks and offering tools and strategies to keep your child safer online.