People are angry after it emerged it's possible to pay (£3.50) to find out if someone is active on Tinder.
Ms Smith said: 'She began talking to him over the video service Yahoo Messenger but he informed her he couldn't send live video of himself due to security risks in Afghanistan - something she accepted.
Olasemo, 37, was allowed into Britain on a student visa, where he set up a profile from his Cardiff home, pretending to be an American serviceman.
“He had a lot more hair,” in his profile photo, which was from six years ago, Palmer said with a chuckle.
With technology advancing rapidly, there may be help on the way.
Vanity Fair reports that Swipe Buster works as advertised.
"The searchable information on the website is public information that Tinder users have on their profiles," a Tinder spokesperson told Tech Insider in a statement.
“I thought I was going out for a drink and we ended up at a diner with a milkshake,” said Palmer, adding there have been more than a few less-than-memorable experiences.
On another date, the Toronto resident said she met someone whose dating profile photo and in-person appearance didn’t exactly match.
Looking for love on your cellphone is a typical part of dating these days.