As a recent Fast Company article points out, many Japanese still view online dating as a scam.That perception dates back to the '90s, when pseudo dating sites required men to pay per message and had their employees pose as female subscribers. This past June, The Daily Mail reported that eight executives were arrested in Japan after allegedly fake dating sites they created in 2004 were exposed.He also cites a problem with profile photos: "In Japan, posting any pictures of yourself, especially selfie-style photos, comes off as really douchey." 29-year-old Japanese woman named Kana told the comedian-turned-author.So instead, they use photos with two or more people, or no people at all.Like, what could possibly be so disturbing that it needs to be shrouded in secrecy? Group Shots OK, yes she has friends and that's great! Digging deeper reveals multiple group shots, but again, which lady am I supposed to be focusing on? This becomes even scarier when she's wearing sunglasses in ALL of her photos! However, when her only shot is an alcohol induced group-selfie (would that be a "groupie"? Is this some kind of challenge, Sherlock Holmes style, where we are supposed to examine different group shots and by process of elimination try and figure this out?
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Lonely people all over the world have been known to go extreme lengths to find true love, but these incredible and funny Russian dating site profile pictures show just how far some of these people will really go.
The Internet has made finding love a lot less daunting then it used to be, but it’s a double edged sword – having more to reveal can be good OR bad, depending on what you post, and in Russia, it seems that anything goes in the world of online dating.
Fifth date: First Base, because by that time, ladies, you will be so hot a cold shower couldn’t cool your desires! You can’t just drop that you met JC in 1975 and not give us any details!
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To add to that, a 2014 survey by the Japan Family Planning Association found that 49% of all respondents had not had sex in the past month, and 18% of men said they had no interest in sex at all.