This is actually part of the process to sign up for the service.Once you perform the search, you’ll be provided with a very simple sign-up screen.If you are interested, you can see more on my thoughts on this topic in my article titled Is Online Dating Worth It?When you visit Match.com, you’ll be presented with a form to search for singles where you can enter simple details, such as if you are a man looking for a woman, etc.
But as our lives become ever-more social media dependent - the dark side of online relationships grows.
You just fill in your desired user name, email and other very basic details and you’re done! At this point you’ll be shown a screen where you can actually subscribe to the service (that is, pay for it).
This is a little confusing for brand new users as initially it looks as if you have to pay to use the service. You can browse profiles and even wink at other users for free.
There are two types of victims - the people who are duped into trusting someone with a false identity, and those who have their personal photos stolen and used by someone that isn't them.
Here are some of the most recent cases of catfishing: The fake accounts are often used to spark up online relationships.