Last year, a user was goofing around in his sister’s room, and took a photo of himself.
Within 24 hours, members of that website managed to track down the sister’s identity, social media accounts and more all based on what was in the background.
It is estimated that there are approximately 5,000 online dating sites worldwide.
Choosing Photos: A picture really is worth a thousand words.
The photos you post on your profile can actually contain a lot of information about you in the background if you’re not careful.
Do a reverse online image search of their photos, and if they appear in other places, under other names, you may have caught yourself a catfish.
How to spot online dating scams: Online dating, while extremely beneficial is not infallible to cybercriminals.