This article is from the archive of our partner. Science knows how to identify a liar big hint: So it makes sense, in our online-dating-filled modern lifestyle, that science would also figure out how to identify an online dater who is not being completely above board. There are, in fact, some similarities between those who lie online and IRL -- but there are differences, too. Here's what they found:.
Hey, online dating liars! If you fib on Tinder, you're only hurting yourself
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We found out what type of information users are prepared to share with strangers and why and about what so many of them lie. Who lies? In short, most people lie. Married men are the most likely to lie: Married users lie primarily to hide their marital status.
Sex, Lies, and Online Dating Profiles
People lie to talk themselves up, not,to be liars. The internet, after all, is a place where it is easy to pretend to be someone who you are not. Research has found that slight misrepresentations on online dating sites are quite common, major lies are actually rare — which is reassuring! My advice is go on dates with out too many expectations then you can only be pleasantly surprised.
A recent edition of Vows , the wedding-announcements section of the New York Times , featured a sadly familiar fact about modern dating: In an effort to figure out what would make his profile stand out, Scott Birnbaum created multiple profiles on Match. And so he fudged it, giving his online self a three-inch growth spurt. This is an attitude that other online daters would probably be wise to adopt, according to one analysis of 80 online-dating profiles. What they found will likely not shock you: