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Guys with fit bodies did better at getting messages if they took their shirt off than if they left it on. There wasn't much difference for men either.
It has a sense of 'hot off the presses, this is me in real time, unadulterated, not prettied up,'" Yagan said. Always show your face.
In addition, the photo's context can make for a boring shot not to mention the creepiness of someone lurking in front of the computer snapping their own pictures, the OkCupid team says. The results may hold for anyone looking for love, regardless of whether it's digital dating.
4 Myths of Online Dating Photos Revealed
That result held even when the team controlled for cleavage shown at that angle. A face-less picture could work to someone's advantage they found, as long as the member showed some image that was unusual, mysterious or otherwise alluring. The dating site even encourages members to make sure people can "see your face" on the upload-photo page.
For instance, self-shot photos for women resulted in 8. But he admits there is a selection bias, as the guys who bare their six-packs actually have them. And this advantage went up with age.
These presumably lower-quality photos were just as successful, if not more so, at reeling in date messages. It's pretty much essential. Photos in which men were looking away from the camera and not smiling had the most success in getting messages from possible dates.
And in fact women seem to be in the know, as they smile almost twice as often as men and make that flirty face four times as often. Looking at just female photos, results showed the so-called MySpace shot, in which the gal holds her phone above her head and looks up with a coy face, was best hands down.
While a year-old showing abs garnered more contacts from women than the average photo, that same ab shot for a year-old didn't give him much boost over the average male photo. But the new survey suggests with all other things equal, whether or not you show your face has no impact on the number of messages you receive.
In general, women get fewer new messages as they age.