At a recent ladies’ get-together, discussion about the murky world of online grooming, cyber stalking, and identity thieves found its way to our lunch table.
Everyone had a story to relate about Facebook friends turning kidnappers, handsome teens in chatrooms turning out to be adult men, children revealing personal details while playing online games and so on.
When we message with people on the Internet, we deserve to know they are, well, people.
In a time where bots drive more than 60% of web traffic, it’s reasonable for consumers to be wary of chatbots masquerading as humans.
Still, in the world of online dating, some types seem more prevalent than others.For this article I used the descriptions of women who have shared their online dating experiences with me to describe 11 types of (heterosexual) men who are drawn to Internet dating.I realize, as do you, that there are infinite varieties of men who engage in online dating for infinite reasons.This variety of bot talks with you on sites such as Tinder and Facebook.Programmers design chatbots to simulate real conversation long enough to convince you to buy something, click on a link or offer personal information.They don’t look for appreciation or love or a confidante – they have someone at home for that.