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Besides, the era of big dating data has plenty of other ways to put your best face forward.
"We have a vast number of data points that our engine is constantly analyzing automatically to do behavioral matchmaking,” says Allison Braley, vice president of marketing and communications at Zoosk, an online matchmaking service with more than 30 million users.“We're able to look at that data in aggregate — always anonymized with our users' safety always top of mind — and make some predictions as well as some analysis in terms of what's going to work to attract a partner for you.”Here are some statistic-backed hacks Zoosk has learned by studying its users' interactions: Outdoor photos: great or bait?
The survey was carried out by dating website Illicit Encounters and follows a study of 316 online daters by the University of Iowa.
The research by the university looked at how the content of a person’s dating profile affects their chances of finding a match.
Selfies: Master the art Whether or not you think selfies are embarrassing, they do impact online dating profiles, for better or worse.
Female profiles with selfies get 4% more messages, while guys took an 8% hit.“People who want to date women, whether that's men or women, seem to be more concerned about authenticity and is this person heavily filtering this picture,” says Braley.
This will help others get an insight about your past relationship without all the awkward questions and drama.