The study says mentioning guacamole in your Tinder profile can increase your inbox messages by 144 percent (!
) while potatoes and chocolate are also foods that apparently get people excited enough to shoot you a note.
They need to make as many contacts as possible—remember it’s a numbers game. You are doing the best you can by being smart and wary of potential fakers. Will enough singles get fed up with the not-so-great state of online dating and demand better from the industry? As a contributor to online dating industry forums, I continue to bring up the issues associated with fake profiles: liars, thieves and cheats, and the accountability of the industry for a solution.
If you’re someone looking for a date with a woman, class it up a bit: 59 percent of women have a “negative perception” of their match when they suggest a fast-food restaurant for date night (but we definitely don’t judge).
After a little while of chatting and waiting and waiting for responses, My response: Unfortunately, you’re running into the sad situation that is online dating.
Too many women have fake profiles that are used for making money, i.e., directing men to paid porn sites or personal Web sites or just asking men outright for money.
The study found that simply saying you’re a “foodie” or “cook” will increase your chances of landing a date by 80 percent and 26 percent, respectively, and saying you’re a vegan is also a plus (increasing your messages by 62 percent).
The results even showed simply putting the eggplant emoji in your profile will increase the rate of interaction by 10 percent.
It’s a numbers game and they have tons of fake profiles all over the Internet to be worrying about.