Internet dating profile responses
Forget your friends Including your besties in your profile pics is also a big no-no.
First off, would they approve of being outed as your sidekick?
For instance, honesty increases guys’ odds in online dating, with the terms “divorce,” “separate,” and “my ex” netting 52% more messages, while “son,” “daughter,” and “children,” up their response rate by 7%.
For women, it’s a different (and very unfair) story — if they use those words, they get 4% fewer messages.
Selfies: Master the art Whether or not you think selfies are embarrassing, they do impact online dating profiles, for better or worse.
Female profiles with selfies get 4% more messages, while guys took an 8% hit.
Be sure to “lmfao” (up 193%) and not “rofl” (down 13%), and if you’re going to put a smiley face in your message, go with “:-)” instead of “:)”.
Regardless of your gender, spelling counts, with “teh,” “ur,” “cuz,” “im” and “u” dinging daters with 13% fewer replies.And no one is on it around between 2 and 3 p.m.—so get back to work.But if your online dating profile is currently inactive, you’re actually in luck. “People are happy to set that profile but they don’t necessarily want to make their first date with someone Valentine’s Day—it has a lot of pressure attached to it for a first date.” When do things heat back up again?30, 1998 When employees left for the Burning Man festival, the Google logo became a cryptic BE BACK LATER sign."There was no master plan for doodles at that point," says doodler-in-chief Ryan Germick." class="lazy Owl owl-lazy" data-action="gallery-slide-image"Aug.
Whether it’s hitting the gym or brushing up on 19th century French poetry, almost everyone is doing something to make themselves more attractive to that special someone — especially with Valentine’s Day right around the corner.