Just another way of matching up with someone based on your interests. Admittedly, this was probably down to everyone thinking his tinder profile was fake. So if a Hollywood A-lister can’t even get it right, how on earth are we meant to create the perfect Tinder profile (right-swipeable obvs) to lure in our soul mate?
Tinder then finds you potential matches near you (you can narrow it down by searching by age and distance) and if they take your fancy, you swipe right to ‘like’ them. 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.
The study found that profiles with a high level of ‘selective self-presentation’ (ie perfectly posed, highly filtered images) were deemed less socially attractive and less trustworthy than those with a low level of self-presentation.
Simply put, the more natural your photos, the more attractive you are.
To find these results, researchers created profiles which combined ‘selective self-presentation’ (i.e.