I feel the same. Some things do come across as a little bit questionable, but I feel that that is down to the way that the show is edited at times. Like, when they find the person's facebook page and leave them a message telling them to call Nev back, and within second they get a phone call. A lot of people will just think that it is fake because they won't believe that the person contacted them that quickly, but they perhaps edited out the waiting bit, because of the show's time limit. There are a lot of things to take into consideration when saying that a show is fake.
Portions of the show are DEFINITELY edited, that is without question. It would be impossible to fit the entire journey into one perfect hour of filming without editing it. But, I honestly don't believe it is staged. MTV is a major network, they know how to pull in numbers, if they were going to stage the show they would bring in much more attractive people. I try not to be judgemental, but some of the people Nev comes across are downright repulsive.
A lot of people are not happy about the fact that this second season has consisted mainly of minorities, and all of their online lovers turned out not to be the people that they said they were, and then the moment a white woman is on the show, the man that she has been talking to turns out to be real. I don't know if you have watched the latest episode, so I hope I have not ruined anything for you. People already think that black people are ratchet as it is, and we don't need any more reinforcement of that, in my opinion.
I hope not. If some white people are gonna call blacks ratchet, do we need to get into the Real Housewives shows? Lots of them are going down for fraud. One couple did just today. 16 and Pregnant? All white girls. As was Teen Mom. And lets also not forget we had nearly nine months of cold-blooded terror in America thanks to the Aurora theater shooting and the New Town school shooting. I think considering America is changing so rapidly, whites now have more out-of-wedlock births than minorities for the first time in American history.
More whites are on welfare than any other race, and whites are dying at a faster rate than any other race in America. Mostly because Whites are the oldest race in America. The average white person is 50+ years old. Compared to 18 for Blacks and Hispanics. If these opinions of minorities don't change soon, with Latinos, Blacks, and in some studies Asians..set to outnumber whites in America by 2022...we could have some serious social problems, and ugly confrontations in this country. A country that everyone outside of it, already thinks is racist and backwards.
This show, shows how many idiots there still are left in the world. In 2013, we have all kinds of ways to check people out. You can use your smart phone to send a video of yourself, Skype, Windows conferencing, web cam, etc. Yet folks still choose to peruse Facebook and get attached to a photo of someone, and claim they're in an "online relationship". So sad. People really need to wake up. This show has its comedic moments. But it's sad at the same time. These folks are so naive.
Yes. This is true. Thee are multiple ways to check someone out online. If you are savvy enough, you can even get into someone's private Facebook account. You just have to be smart about it, but finding out who they know - preferably someone from their past - ans add them. They instantly accept. I have done this before in the past, and it works flawlessly. I mean, I know that these people don't want to feel like they are betraying the person that they are talking to, which is a little silly to be honest. If you don't trust them then you don't trust them. That is that. You must come first, right?
But even having said all of that, a LOT of people are so computer illiterate. They mess up on sending a simple email. But after catfish has revealed multiple ways to dox someone - and doxing is the correct hacking name for searching a person out online - then people should just rinse and repeat what they see Nev and Max do.
The show is always a little funny, and always a little sad, and always a little hopeful for me. It really takes you through your emotions.
It's laziness but also fear. Once you become attached to a photo, you want it to be true. So bad, that finding out the real truth is scary. So you succumb to the fantasy. It works that way with online porn too. Lots of these pinup girls do not run their own websites, or are hired models. So the guys who frequent these sites, are in love with someone who isn't even really talking to them in their blogs, and such.