White label dating fake profiles
But most of its 2.2m customers have never heard of the company.That is because it runs dating websites on behalf of other companies.
But as soon as that comes into play you move on; you tell them you’re not going to be on the dating site any longer.
Ryan Pitcher and Tom (not his real name – he does not want to be identified) were recruited to join Global Personals’ 30-strong team of “pseudos” – a dedicated team of staff whose job it was to set up and run fake profiles on the company’s network of sites.
The team members would scour social networking websites and steal people’s photos to use on their fake profiles.
There were loads of cop-outs you could use.” Sometimes, having given an innocent user a brush-off from one fake profile, the pseudo team member would then message them from a different fake account to continue the fake flirting.
“Most people were talking to more than one pseudo,” said Ryan.