Dating Online, Online Safety Practices
Many of my clients have been waiting a long time for me to write about safe online dating practices. We are well past the age when responding to an ad for dating evokes feelings of
Anyone can fill out an online dating profile with a phone or a computer. But do you know how to do this safely?
taboo or desperation. Many young professionals, single-agains, and even sunset-year seniors have created online profiles on popular dating sites that harness the data to provide potential romantic matches. Yet all reputable sites urge users to adopt some common sense behaviors to protect themselves while they are looking for love.
Check out these tips, and read our cautionary tale about online dating.
Email Compromised, Hacked Email
This morning at 5:45am, I could already feel the groans. Only, the groans were not originating from my throat. They oozed out of my iPhone5 through notifications to my email. Understanding friends and colleagues let me know that my email had been compromised. My heart sank. The very last thing I would want anyone to receive from me is SPAM emails, but more importantly, I wanted to make sure that anyone contacted by the spammer would know what to do when you got SPAM.
Here I am, working to undo the mess that a compromised email creates. Learn what you can do when You Got Spam
The news has been filled with companies notifying consumers when their credit card and personal information have been hacked. Last year, a large banking company contacted customers after a personal computer with customer information was stolen from a laptop. We’ve gotten used to hearing it in the news as something that happens “out there”. So what if it happens to you?
Ah Valentine’s Day is almost upon us! You know it’s Valentine’s Day when every business tries to connect the concept of Love with their product or service. I’m still waiting for it: “Acme Plumbing celebrates your Valentine’s Day sweetheart. Purchase your V-day meal at Mikey’s Burger Barn, and get a discount on any plumbing service the following day.”
Here’s a little NSFW humor around love that could have been worked into a V-day theme: