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Women fighting back against harassment on dating sites

Posted at 6:43 PM, Nov 30, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-30 21:43:45-05

Smartphones and their apps have changed the way Americans date. They are also transforming the issue of sexual harassment.

According to the Pew Research Center, nearly half of the women who use online dating services and their apps have been harassed.

That includes receive vulgar messages that can have an impact on a woman's sense of security.


One woman is fighting back though. She has created an Instagram account named Bye Felipe that she is using to publicly shame harassing suitors.

She also started a petition on Change.org to end harassing messages and pictures on social media.