But one rule everyone should definitely follow: No pictures of kids unless they are your kids. Use all the elements at your disposal to convey your personality while online dating.Sweet Pea lets people use video and statuses to tell their story."Electronics", bizarrely, works well for both sexes.Liking Radiohead, Homeland, Pulp Fiction and The Great Gatsby are effective date words, and mentioning cats is fine, as long as you don't say "my cats".So in the New Year, maybe it’s time to set a resolution to update your dating profile. A recent study showed that words such as "skiing", "yoga" and "the ocean" help men get dates; "sweet", "running" and "dance" help women get dates online.It shows she knows what she wants, and if that's me, who am I to complain?
Smiley face emojis work unexpectedly well online - indeed, according to Match's latest survey, people who use emojis end up having more sex.If your profile comes across as too sophisticated, we’re afraid you’re going to make us sell our Xbox One on e Bay. Put fun key words in your profile to get us on the hook, then you can switch the game up once we’re dating and we won't even notice that we’re apple picking with you on the weekends.” –James, 42"I met a woman who didn't have a profile photo and neither did I, but she mentioned she loved a city I recently visited and loved too.Once I realized that our interests and travels mimicked each others, I had to immediately message her to find out more." –John, 30RELATED: The Worst Online Dating Messages Ever What He Thinks About You Reaching Out First“If a girl messages me first, that's definitely attractive.That gives me something to talk about.” –Javier, 30“Women that have pictures of themselves doing stupid and dorky things are always a plus to me—it shows a “I like a more natural photo, just the beautiful girl and her vibrant smile.That tells me she’s not trying too hard and that she knows what’s important in her life.” –Carlo, 37RELATED: 10 Tips to Look Great in Every Photo What He Thinks About Your Profile“Everyone’s profile says they love travel, animals, trying new foods, and that they are giving online dating a try.