” Among the celebs said to have been on Raya are DJs Moby, Avicii and Samantha Ronson, singer Joe Jonas, fashion designer Alexander Wang, Lord of the Rings actor Elijah Wood, Desperate Housewives star Teri Hatcher, and Friends actor Matthew Perry.
You could also match with Harry Potter actress Bonnie Wright, who played Ginny Weasley, actress Sharon Stone, Catfish star Nev Schulman, and model Cara Delevingne.
Generally we as humans want to trust others, when we are lonely and looking for love it can be easier to be fooled into thinking someone cares for us and are showing some honest affection.” James argued that users need to understand that when on the internet or dealing with others in a non-physical format they should always at the very least question what they are doing, and ask if it does sound legitimate?
“If we do engage in sending money we have to treat it like gambling at the casino, decide on how much you can afford to lose and be prepared to do so, it may be the jackpot, and if it is then you can reap the rewards.
“My brother started it with some other people, I have no idea how it works and I refuse to be a part of it!
Applicants are filtered by the app's creators and also have to link to their Instagram accounts - suggesting social media plays a part in the vetting process.
Members pay around £6.50 () a month - and the app's creators say they "will rarely, if ever consider an applicant who wasn't referred by a current member of the Raya community".
This time last year saw a 94 per cent increase in people singing up compared to their daily average.'In my experience, selfies on dating sites either involve the guy snapping a quick picture of himself as he loads his profile (no effort made) or stripping off in a desperate attempt to show off his buff body while trying out a moody male model look (far too much effort made).
'I'd much rather see a picture of a nice smiling guy on a night out with friends or on holiday than one who has clearly spent too much time in front of a mirror in his bedroom.