These 2 Photo Tricks Increase Online Dating Success, According to Science



So you're bored at home on a Friday night, grab your phone, tap on Tinder and begin swiping one way and the other. While it may sometimes feel a bit mindless sorting through photo after photo, there's actually a science behind what makes you swipe left or right.

Studies have delved into the world of dating applications and discovered that a few key tricks can give your photos a little extra edge. They're easy, yes, but have been scientifically shown to make a big impact on how desirable others find you. Something as simple as the way you stand in the photo can be the difference between a first date and a missed connection.

To help you master the art of the dating profile pic, we delved into the science for you and rounded up two important tips that are proven to increase your online dating success. Keep scrolling to check out each tip, and then shop pieces to wear when you land your next first date