Internet Dating Essay

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Title : Internet Dating: Should or Should Not?
Stand : Should Not
Specific purpose : To convince my audience that internet dating brings lots of danger.

In the world we live in today some people rely on the internet in order to find love. But online dating isn't all that it's cracked up to be. In fact, you should stay away from it.

Dating online is not safe. Sure there are some dating sites that are legitimate and a little less dangerous, but some people rely on facebook, myspace, and instant messaging for dating which is just plain wrong. Not only is it unpersonal, but you can never tell who you're really seeing. The picture you're looking at could be years old or be a different all together. And if you finally decide to meet
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It is so addictive.

- So, in essence, it does something it does something for your ego that is very false.

We have seen how internet dating can be so addictive, and now let's take a look how it can also rise almost all fake and false profile.

People do not always tell you the truth.

- People may give you a photograph that is ten years old when they take the best photograph that they ever have, or a touched up photograph which is not really them.

- Not all sites require a photo, and even those that do cannot guarantee that the photo is a real one. Clear signs that the photo may be a fake are strange backgrounds that might indicate a stock image, photos that appear professionally taken (unless the person is a model or actor) and photos that seem old rather than current.

- Profiles can be false or partially false as some people attempt to make themselves sound as appealing to others and take it too extremes.

Last but not least, the other disadvantage of internet dating is expensive fees.

Expensive fees.
- While online dating may at first seem cheaper than "real world" dating (no need to pay for drinks or cab rides), the truth is that most matchmaking sites charge a fee.

- Some Internet dating sites charge far too much money and some will not allow us to view the profiles of other people until we become a member and pay the fees.

- This fee may not be all inclusive, and extras sometimes add up. Some websites

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