Or can two regular people really make the connection that the section's name suggests?
I should admit that I had no intention to actually hook up with someone, should the opportunity arise, if for no other reason than it would be inappropriate and manipulative to an unwitting partner to do so and write about it.
Most of us know that there ain’t no Santa Claus, especially on the internet.
However, there are numerous 100% free sites on the internet.
Twitter recently opened up the process for gaining the blue checkmark, allowing any one to apply through their website for verified status.
Many people use Craigslist to find roommates, cheap furniture, used cars or part-time jobs. I decided to dive into Craigslist's "Casual Encounters" — a section made for no-strings hookups — to see if any of what I assumed about that virtual place was true.
Is it populated entirely by perverted sexual deviants, serial killers, prostitutes and scammers as rumors insist?
While online dating is generally safe, you still run the risk of violating laws related to preying on minors, sexual assault, and even prostitution.
You can’t run a background check on every person you interact with online, but you can take some steps to protect yourself…Although you may not be 100% certain of how old the person you are communicating with actually is, asking his or her age is a good place to start.