Well-Groomed Men Do Not Prefer Women With Enhanced Profile Pictures

role of profile pictures on dating site

If you are worried that no one is asking you for date on Dating site, check your profile picture.

A latest study shows that women who enhance their profile picture appears less trustworthy to men.

A group of researchers from the University of Connecticut carried out an extensive survey on dating. The study was aimed to figure out how a person’s profile picture affects chances of dating. More than 305 heterosexuals were included in the study. Participants were between the ages of 17 to 36.

They were given two dating profiles of a single person. One with edited profile picture and the other with original picture. Afterwards, researchers asked them to rate profiles on the basis of trust and attractiveness.

At the end, the research reveals that female participants selected men with edited profile pictures in nutshell, the women usually prefer well-groomed men for dating.

In comparison, men chose women with real profile pictures. Initially, they were attracted towards enhanced photos but they did not trust them.

Rory McGloin, one of the researchers of the study, describes the matter in detail. He states that the study confirms that cat fishing fails badly in dating site.

The study will be presented at the 65th Annual Conference of the International Communication Association.

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