Internet dating picture
Avoiding the selfie is especially important if you're a man.Zoosk, analyzing a sample of about 4,000 subscribers, discovered that men who posted selfies received 8 percent fewer messages than those who didn't.
The emoticon :-) will net you a 13 percent increase in replies, but :) results in a mysterious 66 percent decline.
A picture isn't really worth a thousand words — and neither is an emoji — but it can say a lot about you. Ahead, compare and contrast the different perceptions.
This is especially true on a dating app, where users have anywhere from a fraction of a second to a minute to swipe right for a potential match or left, based on a picture (and sometimes bio) alone. Of course, at the end of the swiping, what really matters is whether or not you like the photo.
(Disclaimer: Some data has shown the opposite to be true, so take this with a grain of salt.) To the left, to the left A Wake Forest University study determined that photos that showed the left side of the face were viewed as more pleasant than those that showed the right.
You know the saying "windows are the eyes to the soul?