Dont give out your phone number online. Unless you trust a person, dont give them your number, even if you bought something from them. If you must share it, do it privately (via email or a direct message) and not on a public message board.
Can I get scammed by giving someone my phone number?
By having your cell number, a scammer could trick caller ID systems and get into your financial accounts or call financial institutions that use your phone number to identify you. Once the scammer convinces your carrier to port out your number, you may never get it back.
Is it bad to give your phone number to a guy online dating?
Theres no reason to give out a phone number before meeting. Use the app to pick a time and place to meet. Remember conventional wisdom: Meet in a public place, let a friend know ahead where youll be, and plan to check in after. The most successful dating apps will have thousands of reviews.
Is it dangerous to give random people your phone number?
With your phone number, online scammers can pose with your identity and use this opportunity to solicit close friends and family members for funds and other favours. Scammers who have no control of your phone number can still make it a target for robocalls and phishing texts.