Very few likes and no comments made it a bit of a strange case.I did find a few Likes though and decided to have a closer look at those profiles. Google Image Search is a great tool where you can search for images based on other images.
Cybersecurity company Symantec revealed in a blog post earlier this month that it had come across fake Tinder profiles, which spam people and direct them to an apparent porn site designed to take their money.
The fake profiles show up alongside the other photos of strangers you see once you've signed into Tinder through Facebook via the i Phone app.
I came up with the following little trick which also will introduce you to a great and not that well-known feature of Google. Locate the Profile image of the Facebook profile you want to check. I would suggest using Google Chrome or Firefox as Browser here.
Way back before Ok Cupid was bought by they would do fantastic, fascinating and fun Ok Cupid Labs posts where they'd analyze their internal data and do really cool - and often helpful, controversial - writeups about the results.
Millward decided to put this to the test by making ten fake profiles to see what kind of results he'd get based purely on superficiality.
Keep in mind that Millward's experiment is hetero-focused, and "attractiveness" can be pretty subjective. The judges were not too far off in guessing the attraction habits in the Ok Cupid pool used for the wider United States - though I do wonder who the real people are and how they'd feel if they found out about the results...
For those who haven't used it, on Tinder you fill out a simple profile and post a few photos of yourself.
You are then presented with strangers' profiles one by one and you can swipe the person's profile left to essentially "pass" on them and right to "like" them.
In many cases, scammers will choose to use pictures of military personnel. Grisham set up a personal blog for soldiers to report their photo being used on online dating sites.