Men's profile pictures were more popular when the man looked away from the camera and didn't smile. (No one said life was fair when it comes to dating.) Another winner is travel.
Show yourself in an exotic location and your message is 30 percent more likely to lead to a conversation.
Subjects that don't go over so well may surprise you.
Talking about family is 44 percent less likely to lead to a conversation, and specific date ideas are 46 percent less likely.
Bumble didn't just ban the photos for aesthetic reasons.Photos with an animal came in just shy of 40 percent. ) In fact, Photo Feeler, a site that gives people feedback on how their photos come across online -- whether it's on Linkedin, Twitter or -- found that when men have a dog in their picture in that "oh gosh, how cute" way, they're rated as smarter, more attractive and more trustworthy. But according to a 2013 study published in BMJ journal Evidence-Based Medicine, that smile must look genuine.It must reach your eyes and make them crinkle at the corners.MANILA, Philippines — Filipino millennials are swiping right —but 4 in 10 are embarassed to admit that they found love online.According to a study by data and analytics group You Gov, 56% of Filipino millennials have used online and dating apps but 41% say they would be embarrassed to admit that's how they met their partners, despite 66% of respondents saying they would not think differently of couples that met online. According to the study the most favorites in the country are Tinder and Filipino Cupid with more than six in ten respondents who have heard of these services.