But how can you choose from the variety of snaps on your smartphone to find the one that could lead to love?
Fortunately, dating sites (which, after all, have a vested interest in your use of them) have conducted plenty of research based on their users' profiles to determine which pictures get attention — of all sorts. Check out these do's and don'ts of pictures, and what they will mean for your online dating life: DO: Make It A Landscape Shot Landscape pictures, according to e Harmony's blog, are more likely to be clicked on than up-and-down or extremely close shots, likely because it gives people a better sense of the person's body, as well as their face.
In general, keep pictures confined to shots of yourself.
DON'T: Crop Someone Out Along with falling into that narrow "up and down" no-no, cropping someone out results in less communication, according to e Harmony.
And besides, you really should have at least one good picture of you on your own somewhere.