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A woman has taken to TikTok to share how she discovered she was being catfished after she noticed a tiny detail in her Bumble match's profile photo.
Jocelyn, 29, from Ontario, who goes by @jjustjocelyn on the app, has shared that she realised she was being lied to when she noticed that the man in the photos she thought she'd been speaking with was wearing an Apple Watch, but the man who she was actually texting must have had an Android because his texts were showing up as green on her iPhone.
She double-checked she was correct in thinking he was wearing an Apple Watch and when she did she decided to do a reverse image search to find out who the man in the photos really was.
It turned out he was really an influencer from New York, not Canada, like the person she was speaking with.
"Welcome back to another episode of, 'Could dating be any more fun?'" she jokingly began.
She shared that she matched with a man named Myles and that she found him attractive so decided to send him a message.
"I don't really give him too much information about myself. I've definitely chatted with people too long on the app in the past, so I'm like, I'm not doing that this time.
"He says we should get dinner sometime, and I'm like, 'Great,' because I don't want to talk in the app, I want to meet in person and see if I even like him.
"I say yes to having dinner. He says maybe sometime this week. I say sure, sounds good to me, and I give him my number and say text me when and where."
She continues, saying he messages her pretty quickly and it's then that she realises his messages are green, not blue, despite seemingly owning an Apple Watch.
"So I do a reverse image search of some of the pictures he used on his profile, and what do we have here? An Instagram model from New York!' she says, showing the profile for a Brooklyn man named Ron.
"I live in Ontario, so math's not mathing," she joked. "The guy I matched with is pretending to be somebody named Myles — not Ron, the actual guy who's in the picture.
"Thankfully, I hardly spoke to this guy and invested zero percent of my time, and have not even told him yet that I know that he's catfishing me."
"I matched with this guy also!! Lol same BS story," one user commented.
"Make him go to the restaurant and be like sorry I'm late and then never show up. Waste his time since he's wasting yours," another wrote.
"That is an impressive observation," a third said, while another complimented her "detective skills".
Bumble even commented on the video, revealing they found the person using the account and permanently banned them from the app.
Jocelyn shared in another video that she planned to keep chatting with the guy until he locked in a time and place to meet up and then she would respond with a screenshot of the influencer's Instagram account and ask, "'So are you going to show up, or this guy?' And then send the screenshot."
In yet another video, she responded to a follower who commented that the man may have been attempting to lure her to a restaurant and then potentially harm her physically.
She later shared that she thought that the man may have seen her TikTok, because he stopped responding to her soon after.
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