I've been hearing my girlfriends discuss their wins and losses with a variety of online-dating phone apps, so I'm breaking down the newest means of tech-based courtship.The issue of the fake online dating profile continues to escalate like a hurricane, and drown all the real singles out there in online dating land. The issue remains that the anonymity of online dating has opened the flood gates of liars, thieves, cheats, and the sex industry looking to make a quick buck any way they can.Even if you put on your profile in bold letters, “No Fakers or Sex Industry Professionals,” it won’t help. My suggestion for your first contact, if you’re worried they’re not telling the truth, is to ask them outright. The standard industry reply is that “it’s not cost effective” and that “singles won’t pay for it.” Well, singles are “paying for it” in time, frustration, dissatisfaction and with their wallets.
Do report a fake profile to your online dating service, it’s at least a step in the right direction—you’ll be helping out by not letting the next guy or girl be faked out.You Get What You Pay For It seems the “free” membership sites tend to be the ones most likely to have more fake profiles on them.Though, recently, I learned that averages 10 percent paid profiles and 90 percent free profiles.Though I’m sure that’ll change if the fakes care enough to read this article—but don’t worry, they don’t.It’s a numbers game and they have tons of fake profiles all over the Internet to be worrying about.
they’ll tell you everything you want to hear, but at a price.