U.S. adults on potential catfish interaction 2022

Share of adults in the United States who have interacted with a catfish online as of January 2022

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Release date

January 2022

Region

United States

Survey time period

January 14 to 15, 2022

Number of respondents

2,211 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: Do you think you have interacted with a catfish online?
The source defines catfishing as a situation "where users are tricked by fake accounts into online relationships and sometimes scammed out of money".
Figures may not add up to 100% due to rounding.

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