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Multiplatform Journalism Rhian Ryan. The Dangers of Internet Dating for Men. So how big is internet dating right now?. 15 million people in the UK are estimated to be single. The industry is worth more than 2 billion pounds. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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The Dangers of Internet Dating for MenMultiplatform Journalism Rhian Ryan1

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So how big is internet dating right now?15 million people in the UK are estimated to be single4.7 million people in the UK have visited a dating website in the past yearOne in fivemarried people aged between 19 and 25 met their partner onlineThe industry is worth more than 2 billion pounds

http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2009/jan/24/dating-statistics

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Main Problems with online dating:

4Demographic: Male students aged 18-25Statistics: 52.4% of online daters are men Men under the age of 25 account for 61% of all men who online date Match.com only started checking users against the nation sex offenders registries in 2011 after courtcase

5How serious is the danger?http://foxct.com/2014/10/08/man-assaulted-in-home-by-associates-of-woman-he-met-on-dating-website/#ooid=9pYjl5cDrWIQunOKjNwVjNW1Jfo0tWcCMan assalted in home by associates of woman he met on dating website Connecticut Man Robbed After Making Online Date

http://www.boston.com/news/local/connecticut/2014/10/08/police-man-robbed-after-making-online-date/a7MkyJa7K9t15kG62EtV5K/story.htmlMan robbed a t knife point after online date went terribly wronghttp://fox40.com/2014/10/02/police-online-date-goes-wrong-man-robbed-at-knifepoint/San Francisco Man Robbed While Showing Up For Online Datehttp://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Man-Robbed-By-Online-Date-262063241.html6Digital Feature:

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8Primary sources: Interviews

SourcesSecondary sources: Freedom of information

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