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Plenty of Fish and other apps are going ‘filter-free’

No fake photos allowed. Dating Web site Plenty of Fish is forcing singles to post more truthful photos of themselves by banning filters from the platform, the company announced this week. The decision follows a survey by the site which found that 70 percent of singles think face-filtered photos are deceptive. The filters make users look more attractive than they really are, or add cute-accessories such as bunny ears. More than half of those surveyed went so far as to say they thought filters should be banned, and a third of respondents said they had passed on messaging a potential match because their photo was too heavily filtered. The dog-ears filter was voted the worst of them all, with bunny ears coming in second and fake sunglass ...