DISCLAIMER: It is PROHIBITED by law to use our service or the information it provides to make decisions about consumer credit, employment, insurance, tenant screening, or for any other purpose subject to the Fair Credit Reporting Act, et seq.Instant Checkmate does not provide consumer reports and is not a consumer reporting agency.The latter covers inappropriate behavior online and in person, whether they’re in a relationship or if their profile is fake (or they spam other users) and, in an age of rampant airbrushing, whether they lied about their age or physical appearance. More than half of online daters say dates have ‘seriously misrepresented’ themselves in their profiles.Another study found nearly one-third of men and one-fifth of women say they lied about their age.Online dating is a minefield and there is no doubt that, even for the most optimistic of daters, logging on to find love can often be more of a chore than a pleasure. From online Lotharios to men with absolutely no intention of ever meeting up – there is more than one type of man who online dates. The addict Either recently divorced or eternally single – and like a kid in a candy store. The addict is online so much you think that there must be a fault in his profile settings. The desperado Recently hit the big 4-0 and realised he was the only one of his friends not to be married. The good news is, when it comes to commitment he’s ready to go, the bad news – he doesn’t care who it’s with. The professional The professional uses studio photos with a misty filter, his profile reads like a CV and his emails have as much personality as an application for an accounts position in an IT company in Luton.
Men indicated they were more likely than women to lie in every category except weight, according to the study.(CNN) -- Worried that the 27-year-old man making more than ,000 as profiled on an online dating service isn't so young or taking home that much cash?Chances are he's telling the truth if the site is geared toward long-term relationships.Location-based dating apps like The Grade and Tinder are forcing their members to connect through Facebook to create more transparency about age and real first names (or, at least, as they are given to Facebook).On Facebook, there’s a limit to how many times users can change their birth date, even if they don’t publicly display it.