Pictures for dating
Tip: If you upload more than one photo, you get at least twice as many likes. Well, you've got a leg up if you're a pet owner with frequent flier miles.
Ok Cupid found profile pictures that involve doing something interesting (but leave a little to the imagination, OK?
People are looking for dates, not knock-off Ray-Bans. For both men and women, online dating service Zoosk found full body photos get 203 percent more messages. Selfies, for example, work better for some people than others.
But if you're into more than a wham-bam-thank-you-whoever, experts say details matter.) resulted in a 40 percent chance that a message would lead to a conversation. Ok Cupid crunched data from more than 7,000 member photos and found that women's profile pictures were more popular when they smiled flirtatiously at the camera.Photos with an animal came in just shy of 40 percent. ) In fact, Photo Feeler, a site that gives people feedback on how their photos come across online -- whether it's on Linkedin, Twitter or -- found that when men have a dog in their picture in that "oh gosh, how cute" way, they're rated as smarter, more attractive and more trustworthy. But according to a 2013 study published in BMJ journal Evidence-Based Medicine, that smile must look genuine.Talking about family is 44 percent less likely to lead to a conversation, and specific date ideas are 46 percent less likely.So, if your ideal date is bringing along your niece to see that new Marvel movie, keep it to yourself. Bottom line: A study from Evidence-Based Medicine found the best approach to a profile is to spend 70 percent of it discussing yourself and 30 percent about who you're looking for.