Experts from all around the world have revealed the science behind some of the best Tinder online dating profiles—and we got the answers right here.
The good news: You don’t need to look like her favorite celebrity or have rock hard abs to get her to swipe your profile right. Apparently, there are certain scientifically proven hacks to make you look more attractive—and they are easy to do.
So what makes for a good profile? Read on and edit yours ASAP.
1) Avoid a long profile description
With today’s fast-paced world, people have no time to read a long ass essay about you. Study suggests that people on online dating sites will judge you on your photos anyway, so don’t bother crafting a Pulitzer Prize-winning essay.
If you’re going to write a description, another study found that the most successful Tinder profiles follow the 70:30 ratio—70 percent describing yourself, and 30 percent describing what you’re looking for. According to the researchers, making the description not all about you gives you more chances of “swipe rights.” In short, nobody likes a selfish dude, bro.
2) If you’re going to write a description, better make it funny
It’s true—women can’t resist a man with a sense of humor. Recent research found that humor is one of the most important elements in initiating and developing a relationship. The more a woman laughs, the more her interest builds. So make her swipe right with that witty line that best describes you.
3) Don’t ever mention your grades or degrees
C’mon, you’re on Tinder and not on LinkedIn! It doesn’t matter if your IQ is above average or if you’re top of your class, so forget about mentioning it. Sorry not sorry genius dudes, but according to science, a brain without personality is not attractive when you’re in the online dating world.
4) Include a group photo
Apparently, including a group photo on your Tinder account has a positive effect. Recent research suggests that profiles who have photos of a social event or barkada bonding are attractive to most women, as opposed to a selfie-filled one. Why? According to the experts, online daters like seeing group photos that make it look like you’re fun to be with. Better step up your social skills, loners!
5) Have an arms-behind-your-back photo
A study found that men with an arms-behind-their-back photo were perceived to be more confident (and attractive) than those with crossed arms or with their arms dangling carelessly by their sides. So remember to do this pose the next time you have a photo opportunity and upload it on your profile, stat.