Now that we have the Te'o on-line dating "hoax" to digest, we have to learn about a new thing call "catfishing". It's not all that new. People have been misrepresenting themselves for some time now....It's pretty easy to do on the Internet where an identity can be created from the ether.
They are explaining all this on MTV, so the younger generation will learn. For the rest of us it doesn't matter.....Our catfishing days are over.
"Catfishing" Can Happen To Anyone, Says Trina "The Natural," The Silver Spring Model/Exotic Dancer Who Told Her Online Dating Hoax Story on MTV | wusa9.com