That’s according to a new report by Safewise, a home security company, and highspeedinternet.com, which helps consumers make decisions about internet service providers.
The companies used FBI crime data and sexually transmitted disease rates from the Centers for Disease Control to make their rankings.
The New York City matchmaker, a 42-year-old married mother of two, curates her clients’ profiles, even crafting messages to set up dates.
The idea of working as an online dating coach came to her after setting up several of her friends who ultimately got married in the late 1990s.
A recent study by the two groups found South Carolina to be the sixth most dangerous state for online dating.
(Provided) Looking for love online in South Carolina? South Carolina is considered the sixth most dangerous state for online dating.
The researchers found that a variety of factors, from age to camera quality, affected users’ decisions to reach out to others.With the rise in popularity of online dating websites and mobile applications, people are "swiping right," or expressing interest in an individual, based on much more than simple physical attraction.People have different behavior and tactics while looking for love online.In fact, according to the study's findings, both violent crime rates and STD rates in the District of Columbia are almost double the rates found in Alaska, its nearest competitor on their Most Dangerous list.South Carolina's neighboring states did not fare much better than The Palmetto State in the rankings.