According to UK Mashable reporter, Rachel Thompson, ‘cloaking’ is one more legit worry people should have when trying to date people these days.
“Cloaking is when a person doesn’t just stand you up for a date, they also block you on any app that you’ve previously communicated on,” the writer explains.
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So not only are you blocked in real life, you also are blocked out of seeing their presence on social media or the dating apps you may have met them on.
Cloaking is actually one more horrible thing to fear as it is worse than ghosting, which in itself is hurtful, cowardly and very insensitive.
But whereas Ghosting has to do with people completely disappearing on someone they’re dating or talking with without any explanation, Cloaking is even worse as it is taking something bad even to a another level of making it worse.
So not only does your ‘partner’ leave you without a word and no explanation, they go one step further by trying to ensure that you can’t trace their Internet footprints or seek closure through virtual means of communication.