Apparently the greatest online-dating fear men have is that their dates are fatter in person than they appear in profile pictures.
Women are scared of serial killers.
So YouTube pranksters Simple Pick launched a social experiment using Tinder users as their test subjects.
The pranksters enlisted the help of a pretty blonde friend who agreed to meet up with four men she met over Tinder. Before the dates, however, she dons prosthetics and a fat suit to appear considerably heavier.
As expected, the men weren’t impressed.
Why should they be?
The experiment didn’t reveal men to be shallow, it revealed them to be unimpressed with dishonesty. They were duped into a date they didn’t want. And of all the dating sites out there, Tinder is one of the most appearance-based. It’s not really an “inner beauty” app. You “like” the photos that interest you — hope those individuals like you back — and, most of all, you expect that the photos you’re seeing accurately represent the people you’reRead More »from Shallow or rightfully ticked off? Men meet Tinder date dressed in fat suit