'Millennials Of New York' Video Perfectly Parodies Online Dating Hardships
It seems like every day I'm being added on Facebook and Instagram by half-naked lingerie models named Tami who have only three to six pictures and fewer than 50 friends.
As tempted as I am to just send Tami my credit card information or schedule a midnight meet-up in a remote neighborhood, something just doesn't seem right.
But what if, in this slew of fake, scam social media profiles, one of them really was a lingerie model earnestly looking to meet new people?
Statistically speaking, with the high volume of these sketchy friend requests, it's bound to be that at least some of them are real people, right?
Is it possible we, as a society, have turned our backs on these lonely people? I guess we'll never know unless we accept every suspicious friend request and engage in conversation.
Miranda can't understand why no one will accept her friend request on Facebook when she's practically naked in her profile picture. Is Miranda too naive about how people find love on the internet, or are we just too calloused by the digital age to believe that someone like Miranda actually exists?
We could really be missing out on our one shot at finally meeting "the one."
So in the future, when Tami, Candi, Sydni or Lani add you on Facebook, or when @bAd_ChiCa83743294928 starts liking all of your oldest Instagram selfies, don't rule out the possibility that it's just a 20-something looking for love. Send a DM. Arrange a meet-up.
You might get your identity and/or kidney stolen, but you can at least say your heart was in the right place.