Data Privacy & Online Dating: What You Need to Know

Seeking Member practicing data safety

There are dozens of things you do every day to keep your private property, well, private—and safe. You probably have a passcode on your phone, lock away items at the gym before hitting those weights or a class, or stash important documents in a safe deposit box. When it comes to putting information online, privacy is just as important. Why? Any information that gets into the wrong hands can turn a movie like Enemy of the State into a real-life drama, and it may not wrap up as nicely as it does on the big screen. Many websites and big …

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4 Bad Actors in Online Dating – And Their Red Flags

Healthy Seeking Relationship

Chances are, you’ve heard some pretty wild dating stories over the years. Some fit squarely into the comedy genre, but others are pretty icky. Whenever you see those “red flags,” or warning signs that tell you something just isn’t right, it’s important to trust your gut and not move forward with the relationship. You may have been approached by one of the bad actors in online dating. Here are some seedy characters to look out for, as well as some suggestions for what to do when you are confronted with them. Romantic Russ Here is a new connection you barely …

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How to Set Boundaries with Your Seeking Connection

So, you’ve made a connection with someone on Seeking. Congratulations! You’ve had a pre-date video chat and picked an outfit that’s giving you some serious She’s All That vibes. But there’s still one more thing you can do to protect yourself, not just physically, but mentally and emotionally as well.  Set boundaries! Sometimes we get so caught up in the butterflies of a new connection that we don’t stop to think about setting boundaries. Boundaries are a simple way to communicate expectations right away. They help you discover, articulate, and maintain your needs. In addition, they help protect your space …

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Free ID Verification: Get ID Verified & Do Your Part to Prevent Fraud

Free ID Verification Campaign

With the rise of scams across the Internet and online dating platforms, Seeking is proud to set the standards for online safety. As we advocate for our members’ privacy and empower you to find honest connections, we continue to offer the most innovative technologies to enhance your security.  In honor of International Fraud Awareness Week, Seeking is launching our “Seeking Security – Protect Your Identity” campaign, offering members free access to ID verification on the site. Starting November 14th and running until November 19th, Seeking will join hundreds of international organizations in an effort to shed light on fraud prevention. …

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First Date Safety Preparation – Our Top 11 Tips

Seeking Woman Practicing First Date Safety

By now, most of us know what to do before a date. Get your hair and nails done, slip into your fave Louboutins, and last but definitely not least – make sure you’re dressed to impress! But do most of us know what to do before a first date when it comes to safety? But there are some other tips you should know, too. Before a first date, people often tell you to stay safe. However, they usually don’t tell you exactly how you can actually practice first-date safety. Luckily, that’s what we’re here for! Read on for our top …

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Stay Safe While Traveling with a New Partner

Seeking Couple Being Safe While Traveling

Luxurious resorts and infinity pools are a dazzling experience with the right partner by your side. If travel is in your plans this year, safety should also be at the top of your list. Before you pack your bags and set off on the getaway of a lifetime, take the time to review our tips to stay safe while traveling this summer. Especially created for new romances, these precautions can offer the peace of mind you need to make the most of your summer adventures. With empowering tools and sensible advice, our goal is to put safety back in your …

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Best Safety Practices for Your Online Dating Profile

Seeking Member Taking Online Dating Safety Seriously

You’ve carefully crafted your Seeking profile and feel ready to start dating. Congratulations! You’re making the right moves in your journey towards an upscale lifestyle. But how do you make sure you attract the right person into your life?  Before you connect with potential partners, let’s discuss a few tips to improve the safety of your online dating profile and keep your Seeking experience secure. With these best practices, you can increase your chances of success and stay safe, while you enjoy the dating adventure of a lifetime. Create a Unique Profile Name Your Seeking profile name is an important …

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Seeking’s Role to Fight Human Trafficking in Online Dating

Fighting Human Trafficking in Online Dating

Traditionally, tech companies focus on data first and social issues second. But in an industry driven by number of users and impressions, this has caused the human trafficking crisis to fall into obscurity. At Seeking, we want to change that. As a pioneer in online dating, our primary goal is to help our members find authentic connections and help keep them safe. By staying true to this mission, we’re also taking a stance on online security and fighting human trafficking. Here are some of the ways we are helping put an end to this crisis. Establishing Priorities Designed with engagement …

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Online Dating Red Flags – 10 Behaviors To Look Out For

Identifying an Online Dating Red Flag

When you meet someone in real life, social cues help you form a first impression of them. But when you connect online, it’s not always easy to read the person on the other side of the screen. To help you date more safely, our team has curated a list of 10 online dating red flags that members should look out for when dating online. Between Internet anonymity and the excitement of those first messages, warning signs can go unnoticed. Our tips are not just limited to Seeking, either. Identifying these online dating red flags can help you stay safe on any online …

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Seeking Joins with Freedom Light to Combat Human Trafficking

Seeking Partners with Freedom Light to Fight Human Trafficking

Online dating is the norm for singles today. As more and more people look for relationships on dating apps, Seeking continues to strengthen its commitment to fight human trafficking and create a safe space for our community. We are pleased to announce our partnership with Freedom Light, an organization that empowers businesses on a mission to stop this crime.  Through consulting services and insightful training, Freedom Light is empowering our company to prevent crime and combat human trafficking. As part of our ongoing initiative, the entire Seeking team has undergone hours of education on this issue. This is how we …

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