In the end the right person will accept you for who you are, baggage and all.'Profiles with 100 to 200 words received 10 per cent more messages, and users with positive identifiers such as confident and outgoing, received 23 per cent more incoming messages and 4 per cent more replies to their outgoing ones.
Too soon though and you might not get the chance to show how awesome you are.One of the profiles used in the study: The top profile photo is pre-beautification, while the bottom photo is post-beautification. (Photo courtesy of data-reactid="29"One of the profiles used in the study: The top profile photo is pre-beautification, while the bottom photo is post-beautification.(Photo courtesy of trustworthy." data-reactid="30"The men perceived the lady in the glam shot as being more attractive, yet less trustworthy, than in the non-dolled-up photo.This apparently had nothing to do with the amount of cleavage shown, as Ok Cupid took out all the major-cleave shots. Possibly just that women look best from that angle.than those who didn't — and as women age, this effect increased. 4: It's never going to work against you to show some dé-coll-e-however-you-spell-it..the older you get, the more it will help to elevate you above the masses.Which is kinda depressing when you're me, and you work from home, and you're a workaholic, and at every party you go to is married or a 23-year-old intern. I wondered this when I saw that Ok Cupid had crunched some data about the biggest myths of online profile pictures.from the camera, women, because that will work against you — probably because the men will think you are slutty for flirting with some phantom dude who is out of the frame. 2: Interestingly, when it comes to male profiles, the best ones are of men who are looking away.Apparently, how glammed up you are in your picture can be an indicator of how trustworthy you seem.(Illustration: Erik Mace for Yahoo Health)They say a picture speaks a thousand words — and for better or for worse, that is exceptionally true in the world of online thing for attracting potential suitors, that may not actually be the case.(Funny how the gender stereotypes get reversed here.Online, in the pictures, a woman should come off as sexually aggressive, whereas a man should assume a passive role. ) As it turns out, people with self-taken photos do just as well as anyone else in the online meat market. 3: Profiles that feature a self-taken My Space-style photo — in which a girl holds the phone slightly above her head and makes a coy face — do best of all.Apparently, others’ perceptions of your trustworthiness can actually be affected by how glammed up you are in your photo, according to a new study from University of Connecticut researchers." data-reactid="20"While it may seem like picking a profile picture where you look your absolute hottest would only be a good thing for attracting potential suitors, that may not actually be the case.Apparently, others’ perceptions of your trustworthiness can actually be affected by how glammed up you are in your photo, according to a new study from University of Connecticut researchers.For the study, 305 men and women between ages 17 and 36 were randomly assigned to view one of four profile pictures of the same male and female.