And that doesn’t just have to happen in class, at parties or bars, or through friends and extracurriculars.
The Utah Attorney General’s Office was unaware of this type of dating when contacted Wednesday.
A spokesperson said the office would recommend users follow common online dating safety practices, such as meeting in a public place, verifying a person’s details, and not sharing personal information too soon in a potential relationship.
Campus is a college dating site promoting a fun experience but with the objective of trying to find meaningful relationships and not just another hookup.
In spite of the fling dating lifestyle popular these days, Campus Flirts chooses to be different by sticking to the traditional model of dating and by offering an online venue to those who believe in the same philosophy.
Because there is an expectation of payment, Hersh said there is an expectation for people to perform acceptably.
Hersh said sex is a common expectation, and she is worried young people who feel empowered charging money for their companionship are ultimately beholden to the person offering payment.
It also offers free premium memberships to students with official college email addresses.
The site’s terms and conditions warn users to be wary of frauds and scams, and to verify the people they contact.
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