It wasn’t a very nice thing to do, but it did teach us a valuable lesson: never assume an online dating profile is for real. I’m not talking about drunk-text shenanigans, I’m talking an inability to follow proper flow in conversation and nonsensical replies. Girl: I just got home from school Hunt/Cleverbot: School is a good place to go to further one’s self in life.
So it raises the question: how do we make sure we don’t fall in love with a robot? Let’s take a gander at some signs that might indicate a fake online dating profile. Girl: Yea I like school Hunt/Cleverbot: Do you like pancakes? Chances are, this person is not who they say they are. Whether this is just a person who doesn’t care enough to fill out their profile, or a scammer who is too lazy, you are probably better off without interacting with this person. The rule of thumb, apparently, is that the average person has 130 Facebook friends. According to data from the dating site, Seeking Arrangement.com, 37 percent of scammers claim to have a doctorate. Sure, Martha Stewart was on but that’s pretty much it.
So here they are, the cardinal rules of online relationships The Truth About Internet Friend Sites The Rules of Internet Realtionships So how do you stay safe while still meeting people online?
The resulting conversations were, of course, pretty ridiculous.
When it comes to friendships and relationships it’s a brave new world thanks to the Internet.