I flashed a sly little smile, but kept on walking right by, as if to imply "You have a good time there.
But, Li says, the best option is for users to report inappropriate behavior or fetishization: "This is not the goal of this app, this is not what we're trying to do." And not all people with the fetish can or will be banned; there are plenty of thin people who admire bigger folks on Woo Plus.
This can lead to people finding you on other platforms, as a fellow journalist had described to me they were doing for their story on the app.
I should point out that I’m an 18 at this point and happy to use the word fat because I find ‘plus size’ patronising and I mentally think of it as phat instead.
I set up these profiles on free online dating site OKCupid.
and that I was not deserving of love because of my body, a concept that many fat or plus size people are familiar with.