Love, Lies and What they Learned -Identity -Love NY Times | Innovations in e-Learning | Scoop.it

 

 Slightly off topic..but interesting from an online identity point of view

 

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/11/13/fashion/online-dating-as-scientific-research.html

 

"They have observed, for instance, that many daters would rather admit to being fat than liberal or conservative" Stephanie Rsoenbloom

 

“As more and more of life happens online, it’s less and less the case that online is a vacuum,” he added. “It is life.” (Andrew Fiore)

On Truthiness- people tell small lies since they won't meet

- women say they are 8.5 pound thinner, men only 2 but said they were a half inch taller

 

-liars tend to use fewer first-person pronouns.

-"Liars use more negative words like “not” and “never,” yet another way of putting up a buffer. Liars use fewer negative emotion words like “sad” and “upset,” and they write shorter online personal essays. (It’s easier not to get caught if you say less.)"

 

-people date their own race

 

-women want men who are tall and weathy (Shocking)

-women prefer men slightly overweight

-men prefer women slightly underweight

 

 

 

Well I declare, I'm Liberal and not fat. ..there I said it...but was it a secret?- kh