Do internet dating sites keep fake profiles alive
So, check out the seven signs below to see whether the person you just heard from on Facebook — or any other social media site — is a fake.A quick browse through some of my recent friend requests turned up with the girl pictured to the right. But the FTC warns consumers that it’s a mistake to assume that all toll-free numbers that pop up in a search are legitimate customer service lines. Then you may do what seems like the next best thing and just type the company name into a search engine.
If they’re interests show that they are fun-loving, free spirited, and all of their interests are like that, there’s a good chance their profile is fake.
While this is a sure sign of an amateur fake profile creator, it happens more often then you’d think. While not everybody would know that, familiar images are an instant tip off that the person friending you is not real.
The girl pictured in this image, for example, is actually a high-profile escort that a U. If the first two signs haven’t convinced you that your newfound Facebook friend is a fake, take a look at the individual’s friends to see what percentage of them are one gender ( most likely male).
If the user hasn’t published photos of themselves then they should have at least been tagged by someone else.
Love it or hate it, getting tagged in a photo is a standard part of the experience on Facebook.