Question: What are the dangers of making friends online?

The dangers of meeting someone over the internet can include sexual predators, thieves, blackmailers and the fear of not knowing who is actually behind the phone. Anyone can act like someone they are not when they are behind any electronic device, and it is very easy to make good conversations flow over text.

What are the disadvantages of making friends online?

Cons of online friendship are :- 1)Lack of body language can lead to misunderstanding because emoticons dont always help. 2)To prevent miscommunication one needs to be careful of what they say. 3)An online friend can disappear overnight.

Is it dangerous to meet an online friend?

Meeting people online is fairly common, and often works out just fine for everyone involved. Still, there are risks when you get together in person with someone youve met online for the first time.

Why is it good to make friends online?

On the plus side, online contact enhances companionship between friends via conversations that can continue throughout the day and night without disrupting others, and it also allows more time to control emotions and calm down before crafting and sending a response to something upsetting.

Is it OK to have an online best friend?

Having online friends isnt bad as long as you go about it safely. Before you make online friends real friends, make sure to video chat and talk on the phone. Be sure to always bring someone with you when you meet people that youve only had digital communication with so far in person.

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