(BPT) - Dating in the digital age is rough. While the swipe right revolution may have delivered a faster, more convenient way to make a date, it has also delivered a faster, more convenient way for individuals to lie about who they are. In fact, as much as 84% of online daters are falsifying some portion of their profile, and as many as 10% of profiles are downright fake, according to Psychology Today. But it isn’t only our hearts and egos at stake; our wallets are at risk too. The FBI reported $324 million was lost in online relationship scams last year. And here is the scariest part: dating apps are doing virtually nothing to stop it.
Jeff Tinsley, the entrepreneur and visionary behind MyLife, is determined to answer the call for a safer way to date online. Today, he shares the top ways individuals can set the stage for a safer digital dating experience: