How to stay safe while using dating apps and websites

HOUSTON – Thanks to the internet and dating apps, it’s easier than ever to connect with someone you don’t know, and slowly turn it into a romantic relationship. That’s why millions of people are looking for love in the virtual landscape.

But sadly, there are also many dangerous people and scammers online looking for their next prey.

To help you stay safe while using dating apps and websites, Rania Mankarious, CEO of Crime Stoppers of Houston, shares with her what to look out for to ensure you’re protected when meeting someone new online and turning that virtual connection into an in-person date.

For her complete tips, watch the video above.

Mankarious is also a podcast host and author of The Online World, What You Think You Know and What You Don’t.

To get her book, click here.

About the Author:

Beatriz is a producer for Houston life. She’s a dog mom who enjoys traveling and eating her way through new cities and cultures.