According to a 2014 poll from the Pew Research Centre, "online violence is especially more pronounced at the intersection of gender and youth." The poll surveyed 2,849 Americans online.
She has called and messaged the company numerous times, she said, but has received no direct response.
In an email, a Plenty of Fish spokesperson told CBC News that they have been contact with the Edmonton woman and all the fake accounts have been deleted.
I am surprised that no one here has mentioned that Fahrin Jaffer has numerous criminal convictions for fraud, theft, impaired driving, dangerous driving, etc.
Fahrin Jaffer has served jail time after being convicted of various Criminal Code charges but I guess the Law Society overlooked that given that she is a woman!
Out of frustration with the company, the woman has posted a warning about her experience on a support network page for abused women in Alberta. "There's actually a lot of women saying that their exes have done it to them too, and there's never been a way to get it to stop," she said.
"It's scary." Research indicates that women and girls tend to be the primary targets of some forms of cyber violence.
is the capital city of the Canadian province of Alberta.
Edmonton is on the North Saskatchewan River and is the centre of the Edmonton Metropolitan Region, which is surrounded by Alberta's central region.
The city anchors the north end of what Statistics Canada defines as the "Calgary–Edmonton Corridor".
The earliest known inhabitants settled in the area that is now Edmonton around 3,000 BC and perhaps as early as 12,000 BC, when an ice-free corridor opened as the last glacial period ended and timber, water, and wildlife became available in the region.
On the other hand, seven per cent of young men reported they had been stalked, and 13 per cent had experienced online sexual harassment.