NY TIMES - Nov 13 - There are millions of Americans seeking love on the Internet. Little do they know that teams of scientists are eagerly watching them trying to find it. These scholars have gathered data from sites like Match.com, OkCupid and Yahoo! Personals to study attraction, trust, deception. ~81% of people misrepresent their height, weight or age in their profiles, according to a study led by an assistant professor Catalina L. Toma. In a different study she found that women’s profile photographs were on average a year and a half old. Men’s were on average six months old. Liars use more negative words like “not” and “never,” yet another way of putting up a buffer. Liars use fewer negative emotion words like “sad” and “upset,” and they write shorter online personal essays.