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Do something interesting Ok Cupid found that people whose photos portrayed them doing something interesting were more likely to receive messages that led to a real conversation, followed by those who posed with animals and those who showed themselves on their travels.
(Photos involving drinking were the most frowned upon.) According to Zoosk, men whose photos show them in the rugged outdoors receive 19 percent more messages.
Unsurprisingly, for ladies, showing off a bit of cleavage was shown to have some success.
(The tacky factor here is high, along with the assumption that you have cropped out your ex! This seems like an obvious statement, but thousands of people upload pics like this. Because we present more emotion with the left side of the face.
) A very wide, far away shot also rated on the poor side of the communication spectrum. To the Left A study out of Wake Forest University suggests that photos featuring the left side of the face are perceived by others as more pleasant when compared with pictures featuring the right side of the face (who knew! This is good news for those who may not have a great picture of their left side – simply make a quick edit so that it appears to be facing the other way. Another study (Tracy & Beall, 2011) looked at the gender differences in ratings of attractiveness of different emotion expressions.
Scientists believe that this might be because we show more emotion on that side of the face.
Smile (if you're a woman)An Ok Cupid analysis of more than 7,000 photos showed that woman who smiled and batted their eyes directly at the camera tended to get the most messages.