She even went so far as to have her fictitious characters interact with each other on Facebook to make it appear on though they were members of a real network.In the television series, Nev documents the stories of people who have been in online relationships for lengthy periods of time without meeting the other person.With pens or chocolates, one gets to sample them immediately after selecting them.With online dating, it takes time to actually experience the date."Our human need for connection is fundamental," Toma says.The growing popularity of online dating The dating scene has been changing over the last decade.And more importantly, could we spot a catfish if one swam into our network?
Nev connected with Abby, and subsequently her family, over email, phone, and eventually Facebook.
He traveled to her home where he learned that Abby's mother was actually playing the part of Megan.
She fabricated an entire life on Facebook using strangers' pictures and their information.
It's a bit of choice overload, a theory economists use when talking about people buying products such as chocolate or pens.
With relationships, the stakes – and the potential regret – are higher.