1. CHECK their TIME ZONE stamp 🕓 either in your private messagewindow or in search results (see picture). Their time zone tells you where in the world they really are, so research at that moment where is it in the world at that time you see it.
2. REQUIRE or demand for their ACTUAL PRESENT LOCATION 📍. This can be done via message or moments post (see picture). If they cannot show this to you or give excuses not to show it, start to doubt when they tell you they are in America.
3. IF their PROFILE is EMPTY (see picture). 🤷🏻♀️If they do not post their location, they have no introduction and posts, it will be easy for them to lie to you. Check their credibility by checking out their profile. If their profile is too empty, it is best to avoid them.
4. Observe how they talk 🗣. Those who are in America
= have native accents, they are known for their schwa and twangs. Just like how you know if the person is from China or not from the way they talk.
= do NOT speak formally in social media unless it is about work or school. They speak informally like you are a neighbor or acquaintance.
= know the lifestyle, culture, town, people of their community. They know the names of the local groceries and stores, sports, holidays in their area. They will talk about it informally unlike how books and articles describe them. Just like how you know how your life is in China.
= are NOT too humble, too respectful, and too courteous. They speak with chin up dignity as equals. So if their compliments are too flattering, or if they beg or say please too much just for you to stay, they are most likely not in America.
= do NOT ask for alms 🤲🏻💸 too soon. They will not give you as sob story that will make you send them money.
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