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Tired of feeling frustrated every time you check your online dating sites and apps?
Sure, you want someone who shares your sense of humour, but let them see what you look like first.
DO: Get Flirtatious With The Camera Ok Cupid found that, to their surprise, when women made a "flirty face" without smiling at the camera, it generated more new contacts in a month than any other expression.
By this point in your life, you've likely uploaded at least one picture to a social media site.
And in doing so, you probably took some time considering how your facial expression, location, outfit, what have you might be received by your friends, family and strangers.
DO: Take A Selfie (If You're A Gal) The researchers seemed as surprised by this as us, but apparently, the selfie, duck face or My Space photo was the biggest hit by Ok Cupid users in terms of context. DO: Grab An Animal (If You're A Guy) As for men, the favoured context for a headshot was one featuring a guy with an animal, whether a pet or even one at the zoo.Just be careful to avoid squinting into the sun, and opt for a sideways glance instead.DON'T: Be In A Costume As one e Harmony blogger pleads, even if you think it's a hilarious picture, don't put up a shot of your Halloween costume.Flirting away from the camera, however, was the least favoured expression.DO: Get Serious Away From The Camera For men on Ok Cupid, the most favoured expression was an unsmiling face that looked away from the camera — possibly, they theorized, because it gave an air of mystery.