A Singles’ Dating Convention member sent this to me: “I’ve recently joined a different singles’ site and am running into the same issue I’ve had with the previous ones I’ve been involved in.It seems that somehow my profile targets only those that are looking for money, or are spam. For example, the other night I got a message from a lady on Plenty Of and responded to her and then she quickly responded giving me her Yahoo screen name to IM her.“Some people have written that alcohol use and sexuality are down, so that must mean that teens are more virtuous than they used to be,” says lead author Jean Twenge, professor of psychology at San Diego State University.“Others wrote that they’re less likely to have jobs, so they must be lazy or immature.” “If you look at the big picture, it’s not that they’re doing more good things or more bad things overall,” says Twenge.They need to make as many contacts as possible—remember it’s a numbers game. You are doing the best you can by being smart and wary of potential fakers. Will enough singles get fed up with the not-so-great state of online dating and demand better from the industry? As a contributor to online dating industry forums, I continue to bring up the issues associated with fake profiles: liars, thieves and cheats, and the accountability of the industry for a solution.
Especially, if someone flags them and has their account deleted, they have to create a whole new account.They found that today’s youths, compared to those in previous decades, are less likely to engage in adult activities, including drinking alcohol, dating, having sex, going out without their parents, driving a car and working a job.Today, the researchers say, 18-year-olds act more like 15-year-olds from previous decades.Most fake profiles don’t take time to fill in all the sections, or have trouble with correct grammar, or even basic English.Though I’m sure that’ll change if the fakes care enough to read this article—but don’t worry, they don’t.