July 31, 2013
Romantic Deceipt via Telegraph: How ‘Catfishing’ Worked in the 1880s

Using technology to fabricate identities and then pursue relationships is nothing new, as the 134-year-old novel Wired Love—about a pair of telegraph operators—can attest. 
Read more. [Image: Public domain New York Times; AP/Matt Sayles]

Romantic Deceipt via Telegraph: How ‘Catfishing’ Worked in the 1880s

Using technology to fabricate identities and then pursue relationships is nothing new, as the 134-year-old novel Wired Love—about a pair of telegraph operators—can attest.

Read more. [Image: Public domain New York Times; AP/Matt Sayles]

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