Dating sites for 11 year old kids
The Our Time community, which includes Our Time.com, Seniors and Senior People Meet.com, has 4 million members, according to parent company People Media.
It operates as a wholly owned subsidiary of Match.com, which purchased it in 2009.
But virtual dating still bugs parents, Estroff said, and it’s disturbing that the activity seems to flourish in online worlds made for children.
Ultimately, stopping predators from grooming children is much more important than preventing kids from pretend dating.
The AARP partnership with How About We is part of the broader evolution under way among dating websites to focus more on the elusive ingredient that the online environment has never been able to provide: a reality check.
Older sites such as and newer ones such as Dinner Date, Cupid Radar and Grouper, all are focusing on the importance of a personal connection offline that just can't happen via technology.
Virtual worlds like Fantage are fun, innocent, bright-colored versions of the massively-multiplayer online games that teenagers and adults play.
They also unintentionally function as online dating sites for the elementary and middle school set.