) A very wide, far away shot also rated on the poor side of the communication spectrum. To the Left A study out of Wake Forest University suggests that photos featuring the left side of the face are perceived by others as more pleasant when compared with pictures featuring the right side of the face (who knew! This is good news for those who may not have a great picture of their left side – simply make a quick edit so that it appears to be facing the other way. Another study (Tracy & Beall, 2011) looked at the gender differences in ratings of attractiveness of different emotion expressions.Open the file of your photo in Paint, then click on the “Rotate” drop down menu and choose “Flip Horizontal”. They had a group rate the attractiveness of images of the opposite sex that displayed happiness (smiling broadly), pride (head tilted up, expanded chest, and arms raised above head in fists), shame (head tilted down and narrowing chest), or a neutral look.These photos create the most conversations because they break the ice.Include your most sociable interests in your profile ..your solitary passions. For example, if you love film, mention the cinema, not the fact you recently lost an entire weekend to Netflix.According to the researchers, the most successful online dating profiles have a ratio — 70 percent describing yourself, and 30 percent describing what you’re looking for. Even something simple like “Looking for someone who loves pizza and puppies.” will do.It gives a prospective partner something to identify with.
The most successful photos are taken in daylight, using an SLR camera (not a smartphone), and show just one person, not a group. Include a photo of you engaged in an interesting activity Like playing an instrument, a sport, or in an unusual location.
A recent study showed that words such as "skiing", "yoga" and "the ocean" help men get dates; "sweet", "running" and "dance" help women get dates online.
"Electronics", bizarrely, works well for both sexes.
After reviewing 86 studies that focus on factors in online dating that can lead to a first date, they came up with suggestions for an online dating presence that leads to more matches.
While you’re online dating profile should be mostly about you, research suggests that you should also be open about what you’re looking for in a partner.