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TAKE a good look at your friend. In person, face to face. Then take a look at your friend on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram. Do the two pictures match up?

If they’re actually human, chances are that your pal’s online profile is different in some key ways to their in person real self. Given two minutes warning of someone coming over, most of us will clear our crap out of the lounge room. We want to make a decent impression. Pretend we’re always tidy.

And online, the opportunities for a little profile tidying are endless. This is not news to anyone who hasn’t been living under a rock since the 90s. The problem is, if you’re trying to find love, all the airbrushing of your real, messy self might help you find people who are happy to visit, but it’s not going to help you find someone who wants to stay the distance. If you want to find real love online, it’s time to stop treating yourself like an AirBnb.

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