The Young Turks Discuss Online Dating Background Checks

Some online dating services do background checks on members, but most don’t. It’s important to keep in mind that just because a site says they do background checks, it’s not an indication for you to let your guard down. Simply put, states have varying laws regarding background checks and what information others can get about someone.

In general, if you are starting to get serious with someone, it’s not a bad idea to run your own background check on them. There are many services for that.

The video below is a discussion by The Young Turks about online dating background checks. They go back and forth on the subject. What’s your feeling about background checks? Use the Comments section below to respond…