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Men on the other hand are better off smiling without their teeth, looking straight ahead and also standing alone.Despite their prevalence, beach photos aren’t actually that well received - women are 47 per cent less likely and men 80 per cent less likely to receive a like on a shot of them at the beach compared to the average photo for each gender.And unsurprisingly, selfies are to be avoided at all costs - they’re 40 per cent less likely to be liked than non-selfies, and that number rises to 90 per cent for dreaded bathroom selfies.Only three per cent of photos in the study were found to be in black and white, but apparently this is something we should be doing more - they’re 106 per cent more likely to get you a right-swipe. And as soon as I swapped the pictures back, the ‘You have a match’ notifications returned. Now I know what I really need to do though - get someone to take a black and white photo of me with my hair tied up, playing sport, alone, smiling with my teeth, looking away from the camera in a candid way. Dating app Hinge has just revealed the results of a study which aimed to determine exactly which pictures are most likely to get you a match in the brutal world of dating apps.
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A record number of Americans are single after all, and the percentage of those singles using dating websites continues to grow, especially among young people.
In order to reach their conclusions, Hinge data scientists assigned 35 unique photo tags - for example, hair up vs hair down, smiling with or without teeth - to a random sample of 1,000 photos.
They could then work out which factors received the most positive response, particularly because unlike other dating apps, Hinge users can react and respond to individual photos.
A few months ago I conducted a personal experiment: I swapped out a smiling picture on my Bumble profile for one that was almost identical, but laughing.