Lifestyle

Coronavirus lockdowns create fertile ground for catfishers on dating apps, and the stress of it all may make the victims more willing to believe them

Psychologists are concerned that catfishing – when a person creates a fake identity to use online to pretend they are someone else – could become more ubiquitous during the lockdown. New York City-based psychiatrist Dr. Margaret Seide told Insider that those with catfish tendencies are free to lie about their […]
Coronavirus lockdowns create fertile ground for catfishers on dating apps, and the stress of it all may make the victims more willing to believe them
News

8 celebrities who have been catfished online

Many celebrities use social media to communicate with fans. Sometimes, the people who reach out to stars lie about their identities for financial or emotional reasons. Brad Paisley, Iggy Azalea, and Thomas Gibson have all been catfished by individuals in the past. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Social media […]
8 celebrities who have been catfished online
Tech

People are loving the new gender-swapping Snapchat filter, and it’s now being used to catfish unsuspecting men on Tinder

Snapchat recently released new augmented-reality lenses that let users add traditionally female or male features to their visual appearances. People have started using the eerily convincing lens to trick friends and strangers into thinking they’re someone else. Some men have created Tinder profiles for women using their female-appearing filtered faces […]
People are loving the new gender-swapping Snapchat filter, and it’s now being used to catfish unsuspecting men on Tinder