Effectivness of online dating
At the time, I had just moved to Boston and didn’t know that many people yet, so I figured I would give the speed-dating scene a go.
As it turns out, I like to talk – so much, in fact, that I have a tendency to talk people’s ears off.
Thats because several measures of success, such as educational attainment and income are linked to names higher up the alphabet, added to which search engines sort names alphabetically.
But choose carefully, say the researchers, who recommend looking at the profiles of other people you find attractive and using a similar screen name to theirs.
A wittily written profile is likely to be far more successful than just saying that you have a sense of humour, say the researchers.
About this talk: On dating sites Tinder and Hinge, users average 3-5 seconds reviewing a profile before swiping left or right.
Sarah Willersdorf is a Partner and Managing Director at the New York office of BCG and the global topic lead for Luxury, Fashion, and Beauty within BCG.
This month, a truly novel application has been reported---using epidemiology to figure out how to be more successful with online dating.
And women seeking men should wear red as this is likely to boost the level of interest, the evidence shows. Group photos showing other people having a good time in your company, preferably with you right in the middle of the action and touching someone elsebut only on the upper arm will help to convey, respectively, your friendliness, importance, and status.