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Satnam Narang, Manager of Symantec Security Response, who wrote the blog post, gave the Huffington Post some tips for identifying a fake profile on Tinder. Of all the fake profiles I encountered, none of them shared a single interest with me," Narang says.
The "girl" that Symantec chatted with sent a shortened link to a webcam site.
If you're silly enough to accept that invitation, you're brought to a page that asks for your credit card information.
Tinder doesn't currently have any way to report spam in the app, and Symantec suggests that you just "block" any users who you suspect are fake.
"We are aware of the spammers and have already taken precautions to prevent them from bothering our users," a Tinder spokesperson said in a statement to The Huffington Post.
"It's safe to say that it will no longer be an issue." The fake profiles are not just there to annoy you, they're there to take your money.
Once they entice you with stilted flirty language, they invite you to videochat with them.
You are then presented with strangers' profiles one by one and you can swipe the person's profile left to essentially "pass" on them and right to "like" them.
If both people "like" one another they are connected through an in-app chat feature.
The fake profiles show up alongside the other photos of strangers you see once you've signed into Tinder through Facebook via the i Phone app.Tags: Adult Dating, affair dating, sex dating