An “I love you” message could land you in jail in Cameroon if you are gay.And sexy photos commonly shared between teenagers with smartphones have been tried under tough child pornography laws in the US, UK, Canada and Australia.Laws everywhere are only gradually updated to new digital realities, and too many people are unaware of the potential risks for privacy infractions.Even if you usually have nothing to hide, some things are just better kept behind closed doors, right?Meanwhile, the share of 55- to 64-year-olds who use online dating has doubled over the same time period (from 6% in 2013 to 12% in 2015).
(A cached version appears here.) "For one thing, their business model exacerbates a problem found on every dating site.Online dating use among 55- to 64-year-olds has also risen substantially since the last Pew Research Center survey on the topic.Today, 12% of 55- to 64-year-olds report ever using an online dating site or mobile dating app versus only 6% in 2013.For comparison, the sixteen-year-old has 1.3 million paying subscribers, a number that Rudder tore apart in his April 7 blog post."Match.com's numbers are just as grim [as e Harmony's]," he wrote."They're a public company, so we can get their exact subscriber info from the shareholder report they file each quarter.