Studies have shown that many online dating and matrimonial websites actually have fake profiles…These fake profiles come in many forms; spammers, scammers, bots, the overly-serious; you know, the creepy ones…and the non serious…
Bots are created to portray a real person with full personal bio included!
The result, Scamalytics, is a company that’s able not only to identify a number of key profile traits—in the “low hundreds,” says Winchester—but to measure how they play against one another for a more complete picture of who’s real and who’s swindling.“Features that in isolation may not give you too much information, in combination become much more powerful,” says Winchester.
“We then take the learnings from that academic exercise, and try to scale them up into a production environment that works at enormous speed.”Some of those indicators are proprietary, but a few are fairly obvious.
Millions of people worldwide are using online dating and matrimonial sites to find love.
Many single men and women are very pleased with the services however a huge number of people are not!
The pick-up line "I am not interested in games or drama" cracks the top 20, which sounds legitimate enough, but so does "having past events shape your life is one thing carrying the past as a burden that sits heavily upon your shoulders is not the way i view life."There are millions of scam online dating accounts created each month, says Scamalytics co-founder Dan Winchester.
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.
However, on one of their sites, Flirt Naughty, investigations uncovered 198 profiles of women within five miles Hogha Gerraidh in the Western Isles.
In reality fewer than 100 people live within five miles of the tiny hamlet.
They are essentially computer programmes with a fake image and prerecorded messages.
Some bots are so advanced that they will even reply back to your messages – you might even enjoy the conversation…I know I have!