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Kindergarten Teacher Explains Getting 'Catfished' To Her Class

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 05.11.2017 | Comedy

If there’s one thing the younger generations need to learn in their early journeys on the internet, it’s that people online are mostly liars and c...

78-Year-Old Admits To Sending Her Life Savings To Online Boyfriend Whom She’s Never Met In Person

Dr. Phil Show | Rochelle Nelson | Posted 11.28.2016 | Entertainment

Seventy-eight-year-old Irina says that three years ago, she met “David Olax Adams” when he “friended” her online. She says the man, 20 years h...

What It Feels Like To Find Someone Pretending To Be You On A Dating App

Sonya Matejko | Posted 09.29.2016 | Women
Sonya Matejko

It's wrong to take someone's voice from them, so this is intended to speak louder than those trying to do just that.

Mysterious Catfish Falls From The Sky, Hits Woman In The Face

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 09.12.2016 | Weird News

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s... a fish? A Philadelphia woman says she was knocked to the ground when a 5-pound catfish fell from the sky and...

This Poor Unfortunate Soul Thinks He's Been Dating Katy Perry For Years

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 08.18.2016 | Entertainment

By the grace of God, MTV aired an episode of “Catfish: The TV Show” on Wednesday night featuring a man who believes he’s been in a relationship ...

Why Daughter Says She’s ‘Terrified’ Of Mom’s Online Romance

Dr. Phil Show | Rochelle Nelson | Posted 11.28.2016 | Entertainment

Tracey and Kathy claim their mother, Barbara, is being used as a “money mule” by a “con man” who they say wooed their mom online. Barbara admi...

Don't Be Fooled By Its Looks. This Heron Is A Stone-Cold Fish Killer

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 05.19.2016 | Weird News

It's the largest member of the heron family, with a height of up to nearly 6 feet tall and a wingspan that can exceed 7 feet. The goliath heron is al...

Nev Schulman: Black Girls DO Rock

Evelyn Atieno | Posted 04.09.2017 | Black Voices
Evelyn Atieno

As black women, we have to work ten times harder to even get half of what white women get. Nev's tweet is a constant reminder of just how far we are, but everyday we get closer with award shows such as Black Girls Rock.

How to Subtly Touch-up an Online Dating Photo

Brett Osinoff | Posted 04.06.2017 | Comedy
Brett Osinoff

Unfortunately, with online dating, people tend to judge a book by its cover. Once you accept this harsh reality, you have to do your best to show the most attractive/honest visual representation of yourself.

All the Good Ones Are Fakin'

Ethlie Ann Vare | Posted 02.12.2017 | Women
Ethlie Ann Vare

I don't know if it's my demographic -- we're supposed to be desperate, us poor women over 50, and own cats -- but I get so annoyed with the number of fakes who contact me online.

‘Catfishing’ Over Love Interest Might Have Spurred UVA Gang-Rape Debacle

The Washington Post | Annum Masroor | Posted 01.10.2016 | Crime

Ryan Duffin was a freshman at the University of Virginia when he met a student named Jackie....

The Risky Side Of Online Dating

Martha T.S. Laham | Posted 01.08.2017 | Fifty
Martha T.S. Laham

In the U.S. alone, romance scammers sweet-talked 5,900 victims out of more than $86.7 million in 2014. But this is just the tip of the iceberg, as romance scams are grossly underreported.

5 Ways to Turn Failure into Success

Bryan Elliott | Posted 09.18.2016 | Business
Bryan Elliott

Now a seasoned veteran of vicarious online relationships and a famous front man, Nev Schulman is trying to use his fame and storytelling prowess to make the world a better place.

I Was 'Catfished' To Lure Sugar Daddy Bait At 50

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 08.02.2016 | Fifty
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

I hadn't been on the dating market for oh say ... 18 years. But unbeknownst to me I'm currently out there "Looking For Fun."

This Woman Was Catfished For 12 Years

The Huffington Post | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 07.24.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Susannah Birch was 15 years old when she met a man in an online chatroom. What followed was "an intense online relationship for three years," and then...

7 Reasons Why Your Tinder Match Won't Respond

H. Alan Scott | Posted 07.23.2016 | Comedy
H. Alan Scott

They've gone into the Tinder mystery zone, the place where people express interest in another person, but then mysteriously can't express that interest with communication. It's basically the modern day Twilight Zone, but every episode ends the same way.

Widow Says She's In Love With Online Suitor; Stepdaughter Believes It's A $200,000+ Scam

Posted 11.28.2016 | Entertainment

Seventy-year-old Kaye recalls meeting “Aaron,” the man she now calls “the love of my life,” on a dating website in March 2014. “The first ti...

Seven Women Confront The Same Catfish They Each Had An Online 'Relationship' With

Posted 11.28.2016 | Entertainment

Seven young women, some of them students at Brigham Young University, had an online “relationship” with the same person, who they each thought was...

Mormon Woman On Pretending To Be A Man In 7 Online Relationships With Co-Eds

Posted 11.28.2016 | Entertainment

How did seven women get into a romantic relationship with a mystery man who they thought was the man of their dreams ... but wasn't a man at all? In a...

Artist Catfishes Dudes On Craigslist, Embroiders Their Cringeworthy Come-Ons (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.21.2015 | Arts

Warning: This post contains graphic language and may not be suitable for work. "My inspiration for this project was the Medieval tale of the hunt f...

Bamidele Onibalusi: The Ultimate Nigerian Business Success Story

Anca Dumitru | Posted 05.23.2015 | Impact
Anca Dumitru

Have you thought of the people out there for whom electricity, a computer and a reliable internet connection are still a luxury these days? Bamidele Onibalusi is one of them. Six years ago, he was a 16 year-old Nigerian kid who wanted to make money online.

These Terrifying Carnivorous Fish Will Make You Think Twice About Murky Water

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 03.20.2015 | Green

Remember when you were a kid and threw bread into the water to feed the fish? These fish take that idyllic memory and turn it into a nightmare. ...

Did This Man Catch A Giant Catfish, Or The Spawn Of Cthulhu?

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 02.27.2015 | Weird News

One fish, two fish, red fish, OH GOD WHAT IS THIS?! Italian man Dino Ferrari reeled in a 280-pound catfish behemoth in Italy's Po River last week, ...

Why A Man Says He Sent More Than $100,000 to His 'Wife' In Nigeria

Posted 11.28.2016 | Entertainment

Steve, 53, says he met "Kelly" online in 2012, then got legally married to her long-distance, because she's living in Nigeria until she eventually inh...

Why Do Married Men Pretend to Be Single Online?

Stephen Snyder MD | Posted 03.09.2015 | Divorce
Stephen Snyder MD

Let's teach our children to be careful with their hearts and those of others. Let's teach them that real relationships usually aren't so dazzling. The real ones tend to disappoint in a gradual fashion, often from the start.