Here are a few ways to spot a potential bot: If you suspect a Tinder match is a bot, there are a few strategies for testing your suspicion.
If the bot uses the nonsense word back (instead of asking you what you’re talking about), you know it’s not a real person.
Many scams are run by real people using fake profiles.
These bots can usually simulate a real conversation.
However, after a short while, they will send you a link, asking you to visit it.
Once you match with a scammer, they will probably be very quick to suggest moving to another chat platform such as Skype.
They may even talk to you on the phone and suggest starting a relationship.
Many people running a catfish scam will want to talk on other forms of social media as soon as possible so that you don’t flag their Tinder account for spam.
So be sure to delay speaking to someone on Whats App, Skype, or text until you’re sure that you can trust them.
Also known as “catfishing”, these scammers use a fake persona and make you believe that they are interested in you.