And second: A quality photo provides an accurate view of the person you’re swiping left or right on. “I want to arm people with as much information as possible.” She also recommends including photos of several parts of your life.
“You don’t want all your photos to be party pics; you don’t want all your photos to be skiing.
Clear, crisp photos showing a well-rounded life is key.
“High-quality, professional photos are going to be the biggest bang for your buck,” Bradford says. First, having a professional photo says that you’re taking your career seriously enough that you want a good work profile, Bradford says.
According to the site, those most likely to use the service, based on their percentage of Ivy League graduates, will come from Durham, North Carolina, Los Alamos, New Mexico, Ithaca, New York, Washington, D. Helen Fisher, a professor at the University of Indiana and Match.com's chief scientific adviser, cites studies that suggest relationships with a brainy mate could come with perks.
"People who are smarter tend to have a higher income, tend to be creative, coordinated, and good at solving problems," she said.
Users skewed slightly more female than male in both cities, with a 5 percent LGBT population and an average age range in the late 20s.
Approximately 20 percent of users in those two cities had obtained an MBA, JD or MD degree, 5 percent identified as founders or CEOs and 20 percent hailed from prestigious universities like Harvard, MIT and Northwestern."We designed The League to cater to the needs of all of us crazy-busy, hard-working city peeps who want to date & meet new, awesome, compatible people without all the hassle that comes with other dating apps today," the company wrote before its 2014 launch.
Celebrities such as director Quentin Tarantino and actor Steve Martin, would be among those eligible to join.
According to Match's data, 80 per cent of singles say they "must have" or find it "very important" to be with someone of the same intelligence level.
The Concierge can, depending on availability, dispense dating tips to users, and offer suggestions such as: “David would be a good match for you. The Concierge might also recommend changing the order of your photos or provide information about which of your matches are most active on the app, as in most likely to write you back. “All these other cities, they’re not as bad as people think,” Bradford says.
“In San Francisco, guys love to complain that there are no women there, and I’m like: ‘I have the numbers.
The ratio is not quite New York City,'” she says, where single women more starkly outnumber single men. In fact, at a Tuesday night talk about technology and dating in Washington, Bradford said that D.