So if you need a break from spreadsheets and fancy a scroll, it’s totally possible without being glued to your phone. We know what you’re thinking: how on earth are we meant to create the perfect Tinder profile (right-swipeable obvs) to lure in our soul mate? So spend less time ordering your pics, and more time swiping for Mr or Mrs Right.
A new algorithm alternates the photo first seen by others when you show up on Tinder and notes each response to put your best foot – or picture – forward to new people. Just remember according to a new study by the University of Iowa, the secret to success on dating apps comes down to making sure that your profile pictures aren’t all too pristine.
‘A lot of people think their serious, hot photo is going to get them a lot of swipes, but we’ve found that when you’re authentically smiling it actually increases your chances of getting a swipe right by 14%.’ ‘I like seeing who someone’s friends are because I think that says a lot about a person, but one group photo is enough – don’t make it your first photo, and certainly not all of them.’ get swiped right if you don’t have your bio filled out. ’ ‘It’s best to send messages instead of leaving that match idle.
But why would this make people think twice about swiping right? If you’re happily coupled up, you’ve probably helped your single girlfriends swipe through the reams of desirable – and not so desirable – potential dates.Dwayne can been seen sporting a fully fledged beard and man bun in his pictures, though with the possibility of a sequel on the cards he might not want to ditch the tracksuit just yet. Tinder recently integrated Instagram, meaning you can see the 34 most recent snaps from your potential date’s Insta account to get a better idea of whether they’re right for you. The mutual friends function means people almost come with references – if you’ve got 10 Facebook friends in common with a match, chances are you could be on to a winner. Perfect to fill minutes when you’re waiting for the bus. The game-style of Tinder means it’s really easy to keep playing and forget about that hottie you were messaging yesterday. The latest one involves being messaged by what seems like a match, who’ll then ask you if you’re verified on Tinder, and tell you that in order to be verified you just need to click a link and enter a code. After refusing to go to a nice independent coffee shop because he had to cross the road, the man insisted on going to Costa (who said romance was dead? Lauren quite reasonably declined, as they had only just met.Another exciting new feature means Tinder will show you matches it thinks you will swipe right on, based on past swipes. In addition to common friends, Tinder now shows you when you and your match are in the same social circle, too. If you’re serious about finding someone, you’ll need to stay focussed. The ‘verification’ service is actually a porn website and will charge you £90 after you enter your credit card details for ‘age verification.’ Which definitely wasn’t what you wanted. He then said he had to go home to be there for his Ocado delivery.Thought that guy you swiped left for bore an uncanny resemblance to your favourite Hollywood celeb?Well, it just might have been your A-List beloved – particularly if his or her name sat next to a little blue tick.You can also include your education and occupation in your bio.