If they ask you what the hell you're talking about, just say it was an accident and carry on.Any Tinder user who asks you to move the conversation off Tinder before you've had a chance to talk and actually connect is a huge red flag.That's why Andy O'Donnell at recommends you watch for generic responses, nonsensical phrasing and misspelled words.If it seems like they don't answer your questions directly or they constantly change the subject, that should tip you off.Many posters in this forum claim that it's a difficult problem and that users should just disable contact request notifications.I don't think it's a difficult issue, and I also don't want to miss out on legitimate contact requests.
For example, a message like "hayy imm borred do yoau likke choclate" is a red flag.
Texting them or giving them your number will most likely lead to a neverending stream of spam texts and robocalls.
Also, don't bother with people asking you to join them on some other social network, especially if you've never heard of the site.
If you still aren't sure, Robert Epstein, a psychologist and expert on artificial intelligence, suggests you type random letters like "asdkf skdjfslkdjflk" in your next message.
If they respond to it like you're totally normal and carry on the conversation, it's probably a bot.
If that one photo looks professionally done, you should hear alarm bells.