At the onset of every year, we set resolutions for ourselves. Eating better, losing weight, and getting back into the gym are typically the most common, but some people’s goals include spending less, donating more money to charity, and finally getting serious about finding ‘the one’. But individuals aren’t the only ones to plan their resolutions for the new year, it’s also something that businesses are earnest about as well.

For those looking to find love, a number of online dating platforms have made your safety even more of a priority in the new year. This isn’t a new objective…

Americans have been confined to their homes for months now following social distancing and shelter-in-place orders since the first confirmed case of coronavirus hit the U.S. back in February. Even for introverts, this level of downtime is unfamiliar territory. Normalcy no longer exists.

Through all of this, there is one thing we all have in common: a lot of free time on our hands. We can’t travel, we can’t eat dinner at our favorite restaurants, and we can’t even grab a drink at a bar with a friend. We’re stuck at home.

As you can imagine, such consistent and unabated…

Social media was created to keep friends and family in touch by breaking the barriers of both distance and busy life schedules, and while various platforms have made it possible to do just that, the outcomes are not always so sweet. Before long, the pleasantries and lovely photographs had turned into hateful comments and vulgar images. In fact, as of 2018, there was an estimate of over 30 million cyber attacks . And as the internet world has continued to expand, it has created a growing space and various loopholes for more digital bullies to carry out their agendas.

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Now that the world is so digitized, everyone talks a lot about the importance of online safety. The internet may seem like a safe space because of how much it’s impacted our lives, but we’ve all been hurt by online information in one way or another.

Have you ever fallen head over heels for an online match and were disappointed when you met up on your first date? People lie on their dating profiles all the time. Have you ever received an email asking to contribute to a charity and later notice suspicious charges to your banking account? Phishing scams

The holidays put everyone in a giving mood. We dedicate days and weeks to finding the perfect gifts for our loved ones, and then spend the entire month of December patiently — or rather impatiently — waiting until we can watch our family, friends, and significant others open the gifts we’ve bought for them.

The look on their faces as we watch them unwrap their presents is one of the most rewarding feelings in the world, but it also makes us think about all the people who don’t get to celebrate like we do. …

At the onset of every year, we set resolutions for ourselves. Eating better, losing weight, and getting back into the gym are typically the most common, but some people’s goals include spending less, donating more money to charity, and finally getting serious about finding ‘the one’. But individuals aren’t the only ones to plan their resolutions for the new year, it’s also something that businesses are earnest about as well.

For those looking to find love, a number of online dating platforms have made your safety even more of a priority in the new year. This isn’t a new objective…

Online dating can feel like a gamble. You’re trying to win big while at the same time losing most of the hands you play. After a while, it might even start to feel like the odds are stacked against you. There’s a few reasons for this.

Online dating apps allow you to talk to so many different people at once that it’s easier to be ghosted by your matches. Also, because users are hidden behind the veil of their computer screens, it’s hard to tell when people are being honest or fabricating their online personas. After all, over 53 percent…

Did anyone else grow up having ‘stranger danger’ relentlessly hammered into their minds? It may have felt annoying to have your parents and teachers tell you this over and over (and over) again when you were young, but they had good intentions.

This lesson wasn’t just important when you were young, it’s an exercise you should follow for the rest of your life. Being skeptical of people you don’t know will continue to protect you from harm. As our world becomes more digitized, the scope of what and who a stranger is expands. It’s no longer the strange man that…

The global pandemic has not only compromised the health of millions of people worldwide, it’s also given cybercriminals an opportunity to wreak financial havoc on vulnerable individuals.

Since the creation of the internet, online scams have — and always will be — an issue, but these risks increase tenfold during times of uncertainty. When the world feels like it’s in limbo, scammers will do everything they can to exploit the fear and vulnerability of humanity for their own financial gain.

People often think they won’t fall prey to these scams, but cybercriminals are becoming more cunning with their tactics, which…

One man changed dating forever when he created the first online dating website in 1994. No one uses this platform anymore, but they do still use the online dating site that came onto the scene just one year later: Match.com. Maybe you’ve heard of it? Of course you have — over 15 million lovesick singles use it every month.

While dating apps offer unparalleled convenience and opened up the number of fish in people’s seas, there wasn’t much to them in the mid-1990s. But a lot has changed since then. Today, there is a dating app for anyone. Heterosexuals. The…

Jeffrey Tinsley

Jeffrey Tinsley is the CEO and Chairman of MyLife.com.

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