We gauged this by sending messages between our test accounts with links to known bad sites.
They arrived just fine and weren’t flagged as malicious.
After all, the natural emotion can only come when a person meets someone physically, as an expert explained.
“You’ve got to meet someone in person to trigger the brain circuitry for romantic love,” Indiana University Kinsey Institute senior researcher and biological anthropologist Helen Fisher agrees.
Romance scams are also nothing new—but how much of these are done on online dating networks?
Indeed, such attacks are feasible—but do they actually happen? Targeted attacks on the Israeli army early this year used provocative social network profiles as entry points.According to a 2012 article in “There is a chemical chain of reaction triggered in our bodies ultimately instigating the feeling of love to strike our minds.Actually, falling in love is getting into a beautiful trap set up by nature, a natural occurrence we cannot fight.” In the article, researchers explained that there are three points to the science of love: body language, the decision to love, and the person’s reaction to words and deeds from his or her lover.She also noted that virtual dating services provided by sites like and don’t actually promise romantic connection and are merely platforms for meeting people from backgrounds based on one’s preference.In short, they are simply like social media except for the fact that people who use them aim to meet someone they could possibly share a romantic connection with.
For defunct social networking websites, see List of defunct social networking websites.