Catfishing is when someone sets up a fake online profile to trick people who are looking for love, usually to get money out of them.
Why do people catfish?
Revenge – Some people use catfishing as a tool of seeking revenge on previous partners or people they consider deserving. Those seeking revenge often create social media accounts, which use the victims images and information in order to humiliate them or damage their reputation.
How can you tell if someone is pretending to be someone else?
Here are 10 signs of fake people.1) Fake people make plans they dont keep. 2) Fake people are only around when its convenient for them. 3) Fake people disappear when you need them most. 4) Fake people dont listen when you talk. 5) Fake people pretend not to be upset about things.More items •16 Jun 2018