O., beach photos, and selfies — particularly bathroom selfies... If you love ponytails or top knots, you're in luck: photos of women with their hair up were 27 percent more likely to get a like than their hair-down counterparts.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.“Now we can tell them which photos they should share and which they should probably keep to themselves.”So if you're unsure whether certain pictures will help (or hinder) your online dating game and need a little push in the right direction, look no further.Here's how to pick the best photos for your dating profile — because first impressions If you're normally not the sporty type, no need to fake it but, according to the Hinge data, photos of people participating in sports performed 75 percent better than the average photo.Even though photos of ladies baring their chompers do better on Hinge, for men, the opposite is true.Soft smiles must be officially "in," because photos of guys smiling with their teeth out of sight were 43 percent more likely to get liked.If all it takes is one-tenth of a second for someone to decide what they think of you, posting one photo is basically telling them you don’t really care about online dating and don’t have anything interesting to share about yourself.In terms of actual numbers, e Harmony likes at least four photos, and Match likes staying below 12, which seems like overkill to us as well.
We’re just going to put this out there: If you upload only one photo, that’s just laziness.
to choose from, or you're camera shy and seriously dreading taking some dating profile-friendly photos — it can be quite the process if you're serious about putting your best face forward online.
(Which, btw, you should be: it's not a secret that, when it comes to dating apps, people tend to swipe first and ask questions later.) But like any true Millennial knows, all problems are Google-able, and this time it's relationship-focused dating app Hinge coming to the rescue.
Photos of people having fun on a night out with friends got 74 percent more likes than the average picture, Hinge found.
Bonus: now you and your friends have an even better excuse to snap a million hot Instas when you go out together.