But to assume that these “misguided” attempts at seduction explain the rise and rise of such cyber-flashing tells only half the story.Misogynistic harassment is a serious issue for online dating services.
Online dating offers dramatically wider opportunities to find and approach other singles.
There is no excuse for sexual harassment, online or offline.
, Tinder is the harbinger of today's hookup-fuelled "dating apocalypse." But the truth of the matter is, hooking up isn't anything new (and may in fact be hardwired into our genetics).
Sherrie Hewson, a TV presenter in the UK, recently revealed that after signing up for an online dating website she received an unexpected and unsolicited full-frontal image of her correspondent’s genitals.
It’s something many women have experienced online and, although Hewson tried to make light of it she was left feeling shocked, and quit the site.