Selfies are the ultimate in self-promotion. They show us off exactly as we want to be seen. No more depending on someone else to click the shutter. Social media sites want them.
Your Crappy Dating Profile Picture Is Ruining Everything
How to Take Cool Profile Pictures for Dating Apps Like Tinder & OkCupid - Thrillist
Ah, Instagram: it can turn a sushi roll into a masterpiece and a silly, arm-length shot into a Facebook-worthy photo. But instead of making photo-sharing easier, the app might be turning us all into perfectionists. According to a new study from the University of Gothenburg in Sweden, the pictures we upload through the app are often carefully planned and edited. It takes more than the perfect filter to make a great selfie, so we culled the best tips for nailing this snapshot—and cutting your editing time way down!
5 Flawless Tips to Taking Your Best Selfie
Like male peacocks showing off their magnificent plumage to attract a mate, some men on dating sites post topless mirror gym selfies. Not such a good idea, according to dating experts. Women, they say, tend to swipe left when they see gym selfies. Likewise, dating sites are full of women's selfies taken from an elevated vantage point, highlighting their cleavage. Her advice instead: "Anything that you wouldn't want your children, your parents or your boss to see, doesn't belong on a dating profile.
Do you hate your selfies? If you are over a certain age, yes, you hate them. First, they are young, so every picture looks great. Youth is beauty. We think they hold up a phone and snap, voila.