Updated 17 December 2013

Tips on spotting online predators

The so-called Facebook rapist appears to have claimed more victims. Here's how you can spot an online predator and safeguard yourself.


Social networking, online dating, Facebooking; call it what you will, but there are definite dangers involved if you reveal personal details, or you agree to meet someone face to face.

Although these tips for Facebook safety are aimed at children, 90% of it is also true for users of all ages and both sexes.

Here's how you can spot an online loser just by looking at their profiles.

Here are 15 tips for succesful online dating. Check out the safety tips as well.

Some Facebook friends are people you know well, and others, well, quite frankly, you don't know them at all. Here's more about 7 kinds of Facebook friends.

(Joanne Hart, Susan Erasmus, Health24, October 2011)



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