We even scoured the top 400 most popular Ok Cupid profiles—the hottest people on the site in ten US cities—to see what their profile pics could tell the rest of us about attracting a date.
We couldn’t have done any of this without the help of the data maestros at Match and Ok Cupid: Christian Rudder, cofounder and president of Ok Cupid, and Jim Talbott, director of consumer insights at
I thought of that and yes some looked like they were borderline male models, but not all of them.
I’d say half of these guys were average looking at best.
Call it the algorithm method: Working with data crunchers at the dating sites, we put together 25 tips for writing the perfect profile, selecting the right photo, and really understanding your audience.Good Generic Example #1 Let’s face it, I don’t live the life of a rock-star or famous athlete …but those guys are always getting caught cheating on their wives, so why would I want to live that life?Smiley face emojis work unexpectedly well online - indeed, according to Match's latest survey, people who use emojis end up having more sex.But make sure you use the ones with a nose :-) , rather than those without :) Here, Kate Taylor, Match.com's relationship expert, explains her failsafe tips for meeting that special someone online.of singles crawl dating sites and apps, flipping through photos and profiles of potential matches. Here at WIRED, we couldn’t help but think there might be a better way to optimize your chances, so we pulled massive amounts of data from Ok Cupid and Match.com, searching for tips that might help you master Internet dating and find someone awesome.