Lying doesn’t get you anywhere in the dating world. Talk in specifics to give a full flavour of who you are.
If you love travelling, say where your favourite place is and why.
Put your profile into Word and use your computer spell check for peace of mind.
In a recent poll, we found that 96 per cent of people would rather see a big, happy grin in a profile photo than a sexy pout. One of the most frequent complaints about online dating profiles is “they may have looked like that once but they certainly don’t look like that now”.
In this fast-paced, social media-dependent world, we rely on the Internet for everything – from keeping in touch with old school friends and career networking to ordering takeaways and finding a cat-sitter for that weekend away.
So it only seems logical you would use the good old Internet for finding that special someone, too.
On the flip side, the absolute no-no's of dating profile pictures were: wearing sunglasses, using Snapchat filters (you're not a dog, sorry), posing with a possible S.
Hinge released a Profile Picture Report that reveals exactly which kinds of pictures will be a guaranteed hit (or miss) on dating profiles.‘Women have a tendency to write too much because we enjoy reading long profiles. Imagine you are doing an icebreaker introduction where you have to sum yourself up briefly.’ Most people want to find someone who can make them laugh, so show people you have a sense of humour.If you can make someone laugh, it’s a great icebreaker and could get your conversation off to a great start.No need to be afraid of cheesin' — pictures of women smiling with their teeth on full display were 76 percent more likely to get liked by other users.I guess not everyone is into the direct eye contact thing, because photos where women were looking from the camera were 74 percent more likely to receive a like. Let's be honest: there's nothing more annoying than trying to pick someone out of a group photo on a dating app profile.