Persuasive Essay On Catfishing

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When it comes to internet trends, catfishing is a relatively old phenomenon. But despite being old news on social media, it has yet to make any significant impact on the lives of lawmakers - barring a saucy few - so there aren’t really any laws forbidding it.

Recently, a Canterbury woman by the name of Anna Rowe, herself a victim of catfishing, has been calling for internet masquerading to be made a crime. She has already faced a couple of bumps in the road - the term “catfishing” is not officially recognized, which makes outlawing it a challenge - and is likely to face a couple more as her campaign moves forward, but with more millennials obtaining high positions in society every day, the odds appear increasingly in her favor.
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