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How to Safely Date Online with Live Video Chat


If you’re looking for someone to talk to and possibly date in the future, then consider online dating via video chat. When you chat through a video service, you can see the other person and talk to the other person like you would if you were standing in front of each other, but it’s often a safer option. You can leave the conversation whenever you want and only share the details about yourself that you feel are important. However, there are a few rules that you should keep in mind so that you do have a safe experience.

How to Go About Live Video Chat Dating

When you make the decision to video chat with strangers, avoid revealing a lot of personal details that include your phone number, address, and if you have children. Once you talk to someone for a longer time, then you can begin to reveal more details about yourself that you feel are important. When you’re talking to people, try to use a bit of common sense. If someone tells you something and seems to dodge questions or you know that the details surrounding the information that is shared just aren’t adding up, then you might not want to talk to that person.

If someone tells you that they are an actor or someone famous and doesn’t seem to match the description of the person you know, then you’re probably being scammed. A benefit of a live video chat is that you can see the other person. However, some people are good at disguises and can change their appearance with only a few accessories. Keep in mind that if the details sound too good to be true, then they usually are and should be disregarded.

As you’re talking to the other person, pay attention to how that person uses their hands and the activities that are taking place in the background. If the person seems to be hiding something, then you might want to try to ask a few questions. Someone who is trying to be honest will often answer the questions that you have without hesitation. When you video chat with the person again and the person’s appearance doesn’t seem to be the same or the person seems to have different details to share and doesn’t remember some of the things that you’ve talked about, then you might want to leave the conversation. Avoid sharing a lot of personal pictures with the other person and accepting images as well.