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Why Is Tinder A Nightmare?
Tinder extends your Facebook profile into a who new ocean.
Only problem, there are sharks in the Tinder Sea!
How does this work?
On Tinder, you connect your Facebook account to the Tinder app on your Apple or Android device. Once you have your account connected, you can use photos from your Facebook profile to show users on Tinder. In
Of course we know scammers follow the trends and they have learned to love Tinder too!
The scammers create their typical fake Facebook profiles and start the scamming process of finding victims. Once Tinder says there is a match, the scammer then starts communicating with the prospect victim on Tinder.
Then things start to happen.
Spammers are able to create automated “bots” for Tinder that send the victims (or prospects) automated or scripted replies and either to steal their account or login information (also known as phishing), such as bank account, Facebook profile, etc. And they will typically try to send the victim to an external site, email, WhatsApp, Skype, or phone text to to get something much more – your money!
The Tinder Scammers
Apart from automated Tinder Bots there are actual people behind the Tinder profiles – the Scammer, just like with Facebook fake profiles.
The scammers use a fake Facebook profile and when they meet a new victim they’ll try and take the conversation away from Tinder and try and communicate through Skype or email.
From there they typically act like they’re falling in love with the victim quickly and then ask then for money for money (typical Romance Scam).
So the same rules apply on Tinder as on Facebook: Beware of Strangers! Watch with open eyes and keep you common sense engaged. Never be afraid to be judgmental because that is how you stay safe. If a connection seems to be coming on too fast, what do you do? BLOCK! When anyone that you’ve ONLY met online asks you for money, what do you do? BLOCK. Do not hesitate, your heart lies, so don’t trust it, trust that