How can you know if someone you met online is the real deal? You can use Copyscape to find out if daters have plagiarized any portion of their dating profiles or messages.
Simply input the suspicious text, and the free plagiarism detector will highlight any copies on the web.
Below, I have outlined some good and bad examples of messages and have given some tips on how to send an effective message on an online dating site.
Whatever happens, don't be put off sending messages, a cheesy message is better than no message at all!
They read like a robotic copy/pasted greeting card. You seem fun and interesting and I’d really like to get to know you better! Most likely, the messenger is blanketing all dating prospects with the same message because it saves time and energy. To date safely and successfully, you have to get good at spotting phonies, but that’s not easy when you’re online and only have someone’s words to go by.
Vague or stilted language in a message or dating profile could mean that person is being disingenuous with you — or he or she could just be a poor writer.
A few precious gems were legitimately nice and pleasant, but their presence in my inbox was so minuscule as to hardly be noticeable. I think this is on the way out, but it’s lingering. I am interested in historical records on some of the most pressing matters of our time.
The message also emphasises a common interest in horse riding and ends with a friendly question, which would encourage the person to reply.
You mentioned that you’re learning to ride, have you had many lessons?
x Suzie” A message like the one above shows that you have taken the time to read the person’s profile and are not just contacted hundreds of people with the same message.
The Short Version: Singles dating online have to be on the lookout for fake profiles and copy-and-pasted messages.
Not everyone comes to dating websites with good intentions, and you definitely don’t want to get involved with a scammer.
If you’re single and looking for some peace of mind, Copyscape provides a wealth of resources and tools to give you greater confidence and security when flirting with daters online.