Catfish : The official new word since 2010
What does it mean? Any relation to this site? Let’s see what it means…
noun: catfishing– the process of luring someone into a relationship by means of a fictional online persona….
“he was a victim of catfishing himself”
gerund or present participle: catfishing
– lure (someone) into a relationship by means of a fictional online persona.
“he was being catfished by a cruel prankster”
Catfishing is a deceptive activity where a person creates a fictional persona or fake identity on a social networking service, usually targeting a specific victim. The practice may be used for financial gain, to compromise a victim in some way, as a way to intentionally upset a victim, or for wish fulfillment. Catfishing media has been produced, often featuring victims who wish to identify their “cat-fisher”. Celebrities have been targeted, which has brought media attention to catfishing practices.
Needless to further explain, users here mostly are intellectually supreme and gifted with cunning impersonations. Positively, it takes a genius to impersonate BUT……… JUST NEVER MISUSE YOUR GIFT OR TALENT !!!