Internet dating and phone calls
Reporting abuse to the site is far more effective than just blocking a person’s messages (a feature offered on most sites).
To a certain extent, phone call etiquette depends on the two people involved, but basic etiquette dictates a few rules common to any exchange.Remember that nothing is ever completely erased on the Internet, so made-up abuse is pretty easy to expose.And if you report inappropriately, the site will monitor your mail.On some sites, the person also knows that you deleted it.Say that you’re in the middle of an Instant Messaging (IM) exchange, and you realize that the prospect just isn’t a match. And for the record, the inappropriate actions are Regarding those first two actions, your prospect would probably think you had computer problems and keep trying to reach you, which isn’t what you want. And regarding the porno action, sending pornographic material can be construed as harassment and get you into a heap of legal trouble.You have to accept the bad guy or girl role unless you want to create an even angrier person out of your former prospect.
Realize that many people forget how little time they actually have invested in their exchanges and that they don’t have a good perspective on their circumstances.
Spotting these people is tough because they seem so genuine and enthusiastic. They express assumptions about the depth of your relationship with them long before it’s appropriate.
When your goal is to make a clean break from the person who won’t let go (or any prospect, for that matter), never argue or defend yourself.
If a former prospect is dogging you, but not seriously enough to report him or her as an abuse, on some sites, you can search in Invisible or Stealth mode.
Doing so prevents you from being seen on the Who’s Online feature.
The pay sites have a serious interest in protecting their customers and maintaining good public relations.