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It’s hard to pinpoint what made us realize we were being catfished. Perhaps it was because Sally and I had been to a Green Day concert and found it weird that we weren’t put on guest list. Perhaps it was because a successful band wouldn’t be online so regularly. Or perhaps it was because obviously, obviously, it was not fucking Green Day.
While social media is only a tool, and not an inherently evil one, problems were always going to arise when the average American is middle-aged and older, and has only recently picked up the tool of social media that they were now being asked to wield.
In pretty much every episode where the catfisher turns out to not be who or what they claimed to be, the fake profile they use features pictures of highly appealing women and men, which is presumably what attracts the catfishee to them in the first place.