Catch some fish dating site
Do they seem way too perfect to be a normal person?Search their photos using Google Search By Image – if you find the same images on lots of different sites linked to different names or if the images turn up on a stock photo site or modelling site, you might want to think twice. If they claim to be a brain surgeon and part time pilot, who enjoys running monthly marathons and volunteering to save the children in Africa, your alarm bells might start ringing. Early in your interaction, ask them to send you a photo and if they refuse, you might become suspicious.Do you communicate a level of vulnerability or desperation in your profile?Online predators are known to target people they perceive as vulnerable as they are considered to be easy marks, so make sure you protect yourself from this.If their Facebook profile has less than 100 friends or no people are tagged in their photos, this is also an indicator of a fake profile.
If they claim to have no access to a webcam (unusual these days), your intuition might tell you something.
Be aware of anyone who constantly makes excuses as to why they can’t meet.
A good guide is to aim to meet in person within one month of connecting online.
Falling for a Catfish has nothing to do with intelligence or rational thinking – it’s all about HOPE.
When seeking love online, we put ourselves out there and subsequently make ourselves quite vulnerable.