In a study conducted by researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Cornell University found that 80% of online daters lie about their height, weight or age. People mainly tell white lies to make themselves look better and to get a date.
Why do people lie in online dating?
(According to Kaspersky, 16% of lying online daters lie to “look more interesting.”) Usually, this is because they arent confident in who they really are. Some think listing a fake age, height, weight, job, or figure will boost their chances of finding a match.
What people are looking for in online dating?
COMMON INTERESTS & LOOKS ARE THE MOST IMPORTANT FACTORS When it comes down to it, 64% of people who use online dating sites are looking for someone they have something in common with, and 49% say they are looking for someone with physical characteristics they are attracted to.