Here are 16 scary statistics of online dating to put the world of online dating into perspective when it comes to the reality of the person behind that profile.1. About one-third of online daters do not upload a profile picture to their online dating profile.Sorry, but we don’t judge our potential mates on personality alone.2.One out of 10 sex offenders use online dating to meet other people – Uh…3. e Harmony mentions that a study found that men who reported incomes higher than $250,000 received 156% more email than those with $50,000.

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Online dating is a multi-billion dollar industry with over 40 million users and growing every day.

It inspires people meet their spouses and make new connections in a world where people just don’t have time to date the traditional way.

Simply put, online dating has become socially acceptable.

With any online social sites, there are risks, but do you know the reality of those risks?

On dating sites, at least 10% of new accounts are from scammers, says Marketdata Enterprise, Inc. Let me repeat that: of rapists used online dating sites to find their victims.7.

Dinner for Six, a matchmaking service in Denver, Colorado says that 51% percent of online dating singles are already in a relationship, yet are putting themselves out there as being single.8.More than 53% of Americans fabricate parts or all of their dating profile details, according to Huff Post.They go on to say “Most of these are lies their dates can spot in the first few seconds of seeing them.In fact, a third of those surveyed said they falsified their information so much that it prevented them from getting a second date.”9.More than 40% of men try to swoon women by lying about their jobs, trying to make their career sound more prestigious.Makes sense: “I work in the entertainment industry”…Dude, you sell tickets at the local theater.10.