There is a TV show called Catfish that is based off a 2012 film of a man who was talking to someone online who turned out to be a fraud in person. The TV show is centred on the dishonesties of online dating. The show is very popular because it is relatable to young people especially if those who have experienced the trauma of online dating. As a watcher of the show I find it very interesting because of the experience of the person revealing who they actually are after lying for a long period of time.
In each episode there is an element of surprise. The show stresses the impact of social media and how people use it in a negative way. Many of the catfishes are insecure about themselves and they use internet as a safe haven to be themselves.
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