A medium shot (like the girl in the backpack) is the optimum choice and gets the most action, as you can actually get a good sense of the person’s body type (they aren’t hiding anything) as opposed to an extreme close up shot, which gets very little interest from matches. Matches who received the least amount of communication were those who included a very narrow portrait photo, where it looked as if they had clearly cut out the person next to them. Then upload blurry, poor quality or super small images.
(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.
Data scientists from New York-based dating app, Hinge, analysed their members' photos to reveal which profile pictures get the most likes.
The team assigned 35 unique photo tags, such as smiling with or without teeth, to a random sample of 1,000 photos.
Medium Well Which of photos receive the most interest?