Here’s a super useful tip as you peruse your gay dating app of choice: If the person chatting you up looks exactly like John Stamos, he’s more than likely just using a picture of John Stamos. We’ll give you a moment to let that sink in.
And it turns out catfishing isn’t a new phenomenon.
Nor are a number of other so-called modern dating dilemmas.
In this stunning recovered footage from 1988, witness a Grindr prototype (called “Grinder” here — companies hadn’t yet discovered the joy of removing vowels) being showcased.
The video is the product of comedy group Sad Cake, and it’s all fairly ridiculous: