The Internet and social media has allowed people to connect in new and easier ways. But how do you know if the person on the other end is who they say they are? In the online world, a “Catfish” is someone who pretends to be someone they are not by creating a false identity on Facebook or other sites. Notre Dame football player Manti Te’o notoriously fell for a fake girlfriend hoax.

In this infographic by, learn of some warning signs you might be the victim of “catfishing.”

Warning Signs of a Catfish Online

Irma Wallace

Irma Wallace

Co-founder and Vice President of SearchRank, responsible for many of the day to day operations of the company. She is also founder of The Arizona Builders’ Zone, a construction / home improvement portal.

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