Thousands of Canadians are logging on to dating sites to find love and the good news is: there are a lot of single people in Canada.
According to Statistics Canada, there were 14.2 million single Canadians in 2014.
Scammers targeting online daters are breaking hearts and draining bank accounts from bases in Russia, Eastern Europe, America, the UK and elsewhere in the world.
The scammers typically play on the victim’s emotions, professing their love and gaining the victim’s trust before asking for money. I wish to share with everybody a financially and emotionally painful experience I had with an attractive 25 year old hairdresser from Yoshkar-Ola, Russia.
One-in-five online daters have asked someone else to help write or review their profile.
Female users are seeking help from friends more so than men are: 30% of female users have asked a friend for help with their profile, whereas only 16% of male users have asked friends to help create their profile.
She was very convincing and I believed everything she said.
The slight difference in Sofiya's technique compared to other scammers was that she answers questions in detail.
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But, at 26, women have more online pursuers than men whereas, at 48, men have twice as many online pursuers as women.
Here's what they're lying about: 20% of women surveyed by global research agency Opinionmatters admitted to using an older photo from when they were younger and thinner.
Plenty Of Fish, a Vancouver, British Columbia based dating website, has 100 million users worldwide alone.
So how are your friends finding relationships while your left dining alone?