“If everyone was just honest, things would be a lot easier,” said one Hinge member.
So, how do you protect yourself when you try online dating?
Some people also exaggerate their age, interests or accomplishments to make themselves seem more interesting — as well as enlisting their funniest friends to ghostwrite their bios.
Most people are familiar with the trend, but dating app Hinge was the first to put a name to it.
I went for a drink with a guy I had been chatting with online.
He seemed pretty normal (good job, intelligent, funny).