Analysis of Ellen McCarthy’s article “Oh, What a Tangled Online Dating Web we Weave”
Ellen McCarthy first start out her essay by giving examples of how people over exaggerate their personal features on online dating sites. This problem of fabrication is considered one of the biggest drawbacks for online dating sites. The author provides a study about lying about their features on online dating sites. The author concludes that people are still likely to present a version of their best self, even if that’s not quite who they are today.