How to find a good dating site.Written by Leif Croonquist
Seems like everywhere we surf on Internet nowadays we run across this little advertisement: 'Free online personals'. They are everywhere, they are dating sites, and more are opening up shop every day. Welcome to newest internet gold rush. More and more people are signing up to these new and "free" dating sites. What they are really getting is a place on web where they can post their profile and let strangers contact them. As more and more dating sites pile up on web, more people are ending up with very distasteful experiences because of this. Why? 99% of today's (and tomorrow's) dating sites do not screen their members at all. This means there are sex offenders, predators, scam artists mixed in with genuine people who are looking to find a match. Dating services need to be very discretionary and much safer, until that time comes here are some important things to consider when thinking about joining a dating site. 1). Examine site's physical properties. Is it poorly constructed with missing graphics or jagged fonts, mis-aligned sections? If so, this indicates a lack of attention to detail in construction and layout of site. It may have been pre purchased and owner does not have skill to alter it correctly. Why would you care? Well, a site in a state like this gives a clue that back end program probably is also in a state of disarray or disregard. If webmaster cannot construct face of site, then it is likely they cannot also construct important safety features behind site. A hacker then could easily penetrate it and get your personal information including your photo. If you eventually pay this site, your credit information could be stolen as well! A nicely designed site means careful construction and a better chance of good quality code running site in background. 2). Look at some sample profiles on site before you sign up by running a quick search. Do profiles look a little bogus? A lot of them are. Many sites (especially new ones that have just started up) pad their membership database with photos of models or random (usually good-looking people) to attract new members. Do profiles have a lot of jibberish characters or nonsensical phrases in
Moral Obligation & ResponsibilityWritten by Heather J. Tait
Chances are you have seen some type of disturbance in your lifetime. Whether it was a bully picking on someone or a piece of trash on ground, disturbances happen daily on several different levels. Some people address them and others wait or assume someone else will handle situation.
This day and age we do have to choose our battles wisely, making sure not to endanger ourselves or others. So it is recommended that we analyze situation and then decide if it is safe for us to act. Sometimes if situation is dangerous then we need to contact proper authorities, whether it is an ambulance, police, or fire unit. Donít assume that someone else has called or that someone else will handle it. Chances are there are several other people thinking along same lines as you, but nobody takes action and places call.
Nobody gets hurt from too many calls or reports to authorities, but people do get hurt when action is not taken. Every second counts and every second matters. So take that into consideration when you hesitate to make call. Also put yourself in shoes of person you may be apt to help.
We have a moral responsibility to initiate a change in world. Whether we think it is on a small or large scale does not matter. The truth is that every increment of change is a change towards bettering world we live in.