Bottom line: a dating profile—your first impression—is “sell copy,” and you’re the product being marketed.
Across the board, nearly half or more of men and women, gay and straight, listed their eyes as their most attractive features.
And, also across the board, no one said eyes were an especially important physical feature.
Guys, cover it up: Among the profiles of top-rated men, only six percent featured shirtless profile pics.
If you’re a girl who’s into electronics and gadgets, or if you’re a guy who’s into crafting, say so!
If the Internet is good for anything—and, actually, it’s good for lots of things—it’s good for finding a needle in a haystack.
Whether you’re hankering after a pistol grip for that vintage Hasselblad single reflex camera, or want to learn all the lyrics to R. M.’s “It’s the End of the World as We Know it,” the World Wide Web has made tracking down and securing even the most obscure objects your heart desires a lot easier.
[pagebreak] Miss Information tells us it can be truly mindboggling what red flags people slip into their profiles. Any hint of sad trombone will send quality dates running.” Give a critical eye to the potential profile shots, and think about the message they’re sending.
“If you’re just getting over a bad break-up, or you’re feeling really cynical about your ability to find a good woman, or you’re in a depressed place in general, keep all of those feelings out of your profile,” she cautions. These pix dictate how potential dates view you, so be proactive and decide what image you want to project.
They also studied the top 400 most popular Ok Cupid profiles in 10 U. cities to cull information about their profile pictures.