23 % men in Australia and 24% in New Zealand said they had encountered people on dating sites with highly misrepresentative profiles.
He said However, male online daters had also encountered problems.
Nearly 70% of Australian women had also had bad experiences.
Most commonly, 34% Australian women also complained of receiving unpleasant or creepy emails, 30% of encountering people with misrepresented profiles and 27% of meeting people claiming to be single when, in fact, they were in a relationship already.
A recent survey by Norton among men and women in Australia and New Zealand revealed that almost a quarter of the people who have tried online dating and no longer have a profile have found their partner online.
The survey* conducted among New Zealanders and Australians revealed the results of the positives and pitfalls of online dating. You need a security suite that helps protect all your devices – your Windows PC, Mac, Android smartphone or your i Pad.