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Unless the online dating industry makes a push toward cleaning up their websites, men and women will continue to fall prey to fake profiles.
You Get What You Pay For It seems the “free” membership sites tend to be the ones most likely to have more fake profiles on them.
Though, recently, I learned that averages 10 percent paid profiles and 90 percent free profiles.
Social networking means you can be regularly in contact with people on the other side of the world.
But it can also feel like a much lonelier place, too, with it being hard to cultivate local relationships.