It’s not as simple as some online dating services claim it is.
Singles, both men and women, are under attack from the fakes.
Let them find your friend in his or her own profile.
Don't post pictures with grown children, male or female friends or with your parents. This is a common complaint of both men and women at online dating sites. I had to call his cell phone to identify him because no one in the place looked like the picture of the man I'd seen online. You're not doing yourself a favor posting pictures that are older than two or three years. Make sure your face fills up most of the picture frame. If you decide to put either on a dating site, make sure it's the second, third or fourth picture.
And while you might see them as old-fashioned, black and white photos were a huge hit, increasing likes by a huge 106 per cent.
Hinge also discovered that spontaneous snaps were more likely to get a like than posed photos.
Put on your battle gear because dating has become a minefield strewn with fakes ready to blow up in your face …
they’ll tell you everything you want to hear, but at a price.
The team assigned 35 unique photo tags, such as smiling with or without teeth, to a random sample of 1,000 photos.
Nothing makes more of an impact on your dating profile than your main image.
You can have everything going for you -- great job, no kids, never married, and sporting an appropriate number of teeth -- and one bad shadow, receding hairline, or misplaced background can render you undateable with one swipe. Researching profile photos has surfaced bizarre information, like the fact that the most popular guys show the left side of their faces and demonstrate pride.
But help is at hand, as Hinge has released data on the most successful photo practices.
The findings suggest that women should smile with their teeth, men should avoid looking away from the camera, and no one should share a bathroom selfie.
), bad angles -- [images are] too close up or too far away, taken below or above in unflattering ways, or too dark or light.