Facts about online dating predators
Breaking it down by age lends us these figures: Four in five 5-7 year olds (82%) Nearly all 8-11 year olds (96%) Almost all 12-15 year olds (99%).
Online is a much better way to accomplish that too.
The first prominent online dating site was Match.com, which launched in 1995.
e Harmony started in 2000, Ok Cupid in 2004, and more recently, a wave of mobile people-swiping apps, like Tinder and Hinge, have become wildly popular.
Girls are especially vulnerable to certain online sexual offenders, as 75% of the victims of Internet-initiated sex crimes are girls, a large majority of them being between 13 to 15 years of age." Sex offenders are not the only thing that parents should educate their children about online.
There is a lot of graphic material on the Internet that children can access with just the click of a button.