A Kaspersky survey of online daters from around the world found that over half of online daters lie. And Cornell University and the University of Wisconsin-Madison found that the US has an even higher percentage of online dating liars — as high as 80%.
How many people lie on their online dating profile?
53% OF PEOPLE LIE ON THEIR ONLINE DATING PROFILE More than 40% of men said they lied about their jobs in an effort to sound more successful.
Should I lie about my age online dating?
When it comes to online dating, lying about age can benefit you – provided you do it within reason. Heres why: Studies have shown women are more comfortable with round numbers, so theyre much more likely to search ages “30-40” than 32-42. Sometimes it makes sense to adjust your age accordingly.
Is lying about age bad?
Lying about ones age is considered socially acceptable, as is declaring the fact that your age is nobodys business. This is interesting, given that perfidy and telling people to “butt out” are usually regarded as graceless gestures when applied to other situations.