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And now those looking for love can take note as the results of an in-depth study of more than 4,000 online daters outlines the common features of the most popular dating site users. 60 per cent more messages. 19 per cent more messages if their pictures are taken outside. A selfie will get women four per cent more messages, but men eight per cent fewer. One of my pet hates is men posting selfies as their profile pictures on online dating websites,’ says travel writer and online dater Sarah Gordon. But men don’t mind so much when women post selfies, as it’s ‘more acceptable’.
When it comes to pictures, it all depends,’ says online dater Kent Adams. For me personally a selfie on a profile gives you a brief understanding of how a person portrays themselves. When a woman takes a selfie it’s fine because it’s considered the norm for them to do that – and get away with it. But if I plastered a profile with selfies it may come across as narcissistic or vain. 42 per cent respectively – for both sexes. Once you get past the conundrum of pictures comes the words on your profile.
The new research by dating site Zoosk comes to the conclusion that while honesty really is the best policy for men, it’s not such a good idea for women to talk about exes and children. They should wait to divulge details later. Mentions of words like divorce and separate gets men 52 per cent more messages, while son or daughter gets a seven per cent boost. For women, though, the same words get a seven per cent dip in message flow. The dating site found users were more successful keeping it short and sweet. But the type of smiley you use is crucial. 66 per cent dip in replies.
35 per cent fewer replies. 118 per cent and 50 per cent respectively. 10 per cent and 13 per cent fewer replies. Make sure to watch your spelling and grammar.