INDIA: NortonLifeLock, a global leader in consumer Cyber Safety, today published Indian findings from a global study examining consumers’ online creeping behaviors when it comes to current or prospective partners. The report, released pre-Valentine’s Day, highlights the importance of taking precautions with your privacy, data, and the information you share online.
The survey findings reveal that, when matching with someone online, people globally like to do a little extra online research on their potential dates, with Indians being no exception. The Norton study was conducted online in partnership with The Harris Poll and involved 1,000 Indian adults aged 18+. According to respondents who have used online dating apps and websites, the most common tactics for vetting a prospective date include looking up their match’s; social media profiles (60%), profiles on a professional networking site (43%), and friends and family social media profiles (40%).
Dating apps and websites are constantly evolving to include new features and interfaces, but for many Indian online daters, the information found on a dating profile isn’t enough. 40% of Indian online daters take it a step further according to these survey results, looking up a dating match’s friends or family members on social media. If that sounds intrusive, think about matches that are unknowingly subjected to background checks, as 19% of Indians surveyed who are or have ever used a dating app or website admit paying for a check on their match.
Additional findings from the study include:
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