Dating sites and apps have gotten increasingly popular among college students like us over the last few years.Maybe you’ve found yourself creating an Ok Cupid account or taking Tinder more seriously when you had originally got the app just for fun. After all, you never really know whom you’re talking to.Community Q&A Internet dating can lead to finding your love, and many times leads to marriage. You can find a friend, or it might lead to disaster and even death. For more information, click on the video below to the U. Federal Trade Commission's advice to avoid online romance scams, also available here: Protect Your Personal Information Never give personal information, such as: your social security number, credit card number or bank information, or your work or home address to people you don’t know or haven’t met in person.It is extremely important to heed the "Red Flags" that pop up in your mind when you sense or hear something that just does not seem right about the person on the other end. You should realize that they may not always be the person that they present over email.