1 min read
02 Apr

It's become increasingly frustrating to have your online social media accounts hacked or copied for dubious and immoral reasons, usually scams and cat phishing. The list is long I can tell you. 

What does it mean if someone is catfishing you?  Well, Catfishing is when someone sets up a fake online profile to trick people who are looking for love, usually to get money out of them. If you're online dating, read these tips so you know how to spot a catfish.

What are examples of catfishing?       Signs of Catfishing, here are a few. 

  • They avoid face-to-face communication. ...
  • Their profile pictures never seem to change. ...
  • They can never video chat or talk on the phone. ...
  • They have a lot of "friends" of the opposite sex. ...
  • They are vague about their past and present.
  • Thier photo is usually military or medical...
  • Within a few sentences they ask for a donation or help. 

These people prey on anyone who is willing to answer their messages. I get on avarage 3 a day! But they are always ignore.

 In some cases, a single person is targeted for a catfishing attack. In these instances, a catphisher may develop an identity that they feel will appeal to their catfishing target. Catfishing has long been common in online dating forums and websites. Because the catphisher can hide any or all of their true identity without being questioned, people would often fake certain aspects of their profile to lure in their targets. This often includes using a profile picture they stole from someone else to appear more attractive. The meaning of catfish also often includes falsifying professions, locations, and likes and dislikes. When someone only fakes a few or relatively insignificant elements of their identity, it is referred to as kitten fishing. 

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