They also weed out people who don't want a long-term relationship, or those with whom you're basically incompatible — say, people with vastly different educational backgrounds or religious beliefs. Daniel Williams with the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre said most victims are over 40, fresh out of a long-term relationship and haven't dated for decades.
"They're vulnerable, trusting, emotionally fragile, and the scammers seem to pick up on that from a mile away," Williams said. We all want the same things — to love and be loved.
Keep an eye on them while you’re hoping they’ll fall miserably out of love with their other half with the handy website
Breakupnotifier does exactly what it says on the tin.
"People don't want to admit that they've been had, and the emotional damage in a romance scam ...
Simply choose which of your friends you want the site to send you notifications about when there’s a change in their relationship status.
Then, if your Facebook friend changes their relationship status, the website will send you an email, so you’ll be right in there straight away. As well as swiping left you can use the app to specify whether you’re feeling Heavenly (“Let’s go for a cute Frappuccino and take selfies”) or Sinful (“Hey, I would like to have sex with you”).
Then you can go online afterwards and see how well you did against the rest of the world – who needs pillow talk anyway?
Do you spend most of your free time staring daggers at the “in a relationship” status on your one-true-love’s Facebook?