To make your dating experience as safe as possible, we’ve laid down simple and easy-to-follow advice on how to spot people who might not be as trustworthy as you think.
A scammer is anyone using disingenuously to trick or scam other members, normally by asking for money.
If you are building a business that only has value if populated by lots of users on day one, you can’t get there from here. And if you do, there is some special case going on. (Otherwise they would not be in business today.) Did any of them get there organically, or even honestly?
If you suspect someone of being a spammer or scammer, make sure that you report them immediately to the website’s support team. There are all kinds of reasons that a real person may not answer your messages and many of them have nothing to do with you personally.
The world gawped as a British MP, Michelle Thomson (who subsequently denied using the website) and US actor Josh Duggar (again, denied) were revealed amongst its clientele.
Now celebrity love rats are yesterday's news, the real scandal may lie in the use of chatbots in dating sites.
While we are confident that our measures ensure a high level of security, we urge members to maintain vigilance while dating online and report any suspicious profiles to safeguard other members.
Catfishing, phishing and sexy chat-botting: the online dating world can be a confusing place.