Messaging on OkCupid works a little differently. No pressure, right? If your primary photo doesn't make a good impression right off the bat, the most common outcome will be 3 — and that's on any dating sites and apps you use. Scientists recently identified the traits the most attractive Tinder primary photos all have in common, and what works for Tinder will work just as well on OkCupid. Do you think this guy's forehead gets a lot of likes?
How to Create the Perfect Online Dating Profile, in 25 Infographics | WIRED
Since OkCupid published their data in support of not smiling in pics, the tip has been quoted as gospel truth on dating advice blogs, PUA podcasts, dozens of dating subreddits, forums, everywhere. This is where we at Photofeeler come in. At first, this realization was frustrating. We even worried our tool could be flawed. But every time we looked into this, we found the same thing: daters who used Photofeeler for photo testing were getting right-swipes like never before.
How to Create the Perfect Online Dating Profile, in 25 Infographics
If you're an online dater, then you've probably seen some miserable OkCupid profiles: cellphone pictures taken in the mirror; messages begging you to eat lobster naked with a stranger; the occasional stalker. Still, online dating has become an explosive business. OkCupid, launched in , is one of the most popular free online dating service in the United States. The site uses algorithms to find digital matches for its 7 million users based on their answers to questions about themselves.
According to OkCupid , dating deserves better. OkCupid is very inclusive of lots of different people; their site includes 12 different genders and 20 sexual orientations, and it provides a great platform for gay and lesbian dating. How does the OkCupid algorithm work? Watch this video on YouTube.