Fake people on dating websites


Professionally done photos are great, but you can tell the difference between professionally done photos and stock photos.Stock photos normally have plain backgrounds (e.g., white) and people who seem just a little bit familiar (because you’ve seen them in other stock photos).

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That’s a crazy statistic, and you’d think that someone who genuinely cares about online dating would run their profile through a grammar tool, ask a friend to look at it, or at least look out for the red squiggle.

Photos on a dating profile are like eyes on a person — they’re the windows to the soul.

It’s not hard to take photos from a stock photo site (or any other site, for that matter), so take advantage of resources like Tin Eye and Google’s reverse image search.

Time is the common denominator here — most scammers don’t want to put in hours on their profile or messages.

What happens when you ask them questions about their life?