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.Even worse, however, is when a man has just one picture - there’s something awfully suspect about that.One woman revealed she’d also been irked by men who try to reel women in by posting pictures of cute pets that don’t belong to them: “If there's a dog/cat/animal in your photo and dating you does not give me access to that dog/cat/animal then YOU ARE A LIAR.” Mirror selfies and pictures obviously showing off your abs or muscles, as great as they may be, are also no-nos as they give off the impression the man loves himself too much.
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But for men, she wonders if they are lacking skills in the art of the selfie.
But get this — full-body photos net users (either men or women) 203% more pick-ups on the site.
Next, post some photos, especially ones that highlight your fitness passion.
You can even peruse the profiles of other members and“Show Interest” in the ones that seem like a fitness match.
Zoosk predicts “Lumbersexual” with be among 2015’s buzz words, replacing “basic.” But if you’re a guy, you’re going to want to walk the talk, because men with outdoor photos on their profiles received 19% more messages than those who didn’t.“We do see a lot of men's profiles that have been quickly put together,” says Braley.