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While online daters think their photos are relatively accurate, independent judges rated one third of online dating photos as inaccurate, according to research carried out by Catalina Toma, assistant professor in the Department of Communication Arts at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
For that reason, she recommends posting a variety of recent photos.
Here are 10 biggest mistakes people make when they upload photos to a dating site or app.
(The author has gamely allowed us to doctor some of his images to illustrate what not to do.) The happy humanitarian What the picture says: “I give and I give and I give.” What it makes people think: “You used that orphan to get a date.” There was only one Princess Diana.
The Facebook page and Tumblr blog “Humanitarians of Tinder” is devoted to Tinder users who post pictures of themselves doing aid work abroad.
One man is pictured with three topless women after what seems like a tribal dance, a woman is surrounded by small children Mother Teresa-style, while another man shows a man giving thumbs up while hunching next to an elderly woman selling odds and ends on the street.
“It’s totally exploitative to actually try to use that experience to try to get a date,” says Kevin Lewis, assistant professor of sociology at the University of California, San Diego.