These Stats On How Common ‘Catfishing’ Is Just Might Blow Your Mind Apart

Between Manti Te’o’s fake girlfriend Lennay Kekua and the MTV television show ‘Catfish’ we’ve pretty much all heard about catfishing by now. That said, until I read through this infographic on catfishing (below) from the website FreeDating I had no idea just how common catfishing was out there in the world.

Before you scroll below and have your mind grapes blown to pieces by these catfishing stats I want to throw a few your way:

54% of people believe someone they’ve met via online dating has used false information, and a survey found that women are 50% more likely to give false information online than men. 1 out of every 10 online dating profiles is FAKE.

Now for the infographic: Catfishing – Don’t Take The Bait