This blog post details how you can use this helpful tool.
Yes, we’re talking about some good, old-fashioned cyber stalking.
” to my personal favorite “spread your legs I’ve got a spoon 😉 xxx” The one that made me laugh the most was probably the copied and pasted message of “As part of this apps maintenance team I regret to inform you that you are above the sites maximum standard for looks, as you are clearly a 9/10 and this app is only for people who are a 6/10 max.
Your account will be closed unless you reply with your name, number and favorite cuisine haha :-P” You’ve got to give the lad credit for trying.
If you’re using a service that does not include such a feature, you can also verify the legitimacy of a photo using Google’s reverse image search tool, which pulls up any similar images on other web pages.
This means if your match has stolen any image from another online dater, Google will help you discover it.
Predictably, out of about 20 people I got messages from, 8 people were weird as hell.
Chat up lines ranged from the classic “Are you DTF?
She is a graduate of Sonoma State University, where she earned a bachelor's degree in English.
I installed Hot or Not to get a better idea of what kind of people use the app, and what they expect from it.
Some may think that performing a background check on someone they met while online dating is excessive or invasive, but the truth of the matter is that using a people search service can actually be a huge help in knowing whether the person you’re talking to online is who they claim to be.