In fact, cyberbullying has many manifestations, including, but not limited to, Instant Messenger, websites, e-mail, or text messages.
Unfortunately, law enforcement agencies lack the technology or resources to focus on internet-based harassment, stalking or bullying.
In some cases, advocates have argued that online dating services should run background checks on their members.
However, even that precaution may invite liability towards them.
It is important to note that each of the aforesaid claims requires specific elements and supporting evidence to pass muster in court.
Also, it may be sufficient to mention on the website that the online dating service cannot verify its members’ information. In other cases, violations can rise to the level of cyberharassment, cyberstalking or cyberbullying.
If this person has been around or successful, there will be a lot of information on them.” A background check could be a wise move considering most dating websites do not conduct one.
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“You should always do a background check on the person that you are dating,” Anderson told Fox