Dating profile body
Thinking about “playing it cool” in your profile photos? Apparently eye blockage, as from sunglasses, can significantly harm your impression.
The effect changes depending on what is obstructing the eyes, though.
That’s why we at Photofeeler decided to set our first major study on the goal of targeting just a few, over-arching guidelines.
That is, we asked ourselves— if we set aside characteristics like gender, age, and physical traits, to focus only on what we can easily control— what elements reliably produce a better professional headshot photo (for use on Linked In, Facebook, Twitter, etc.)?
The study was based on over 60,000 ratings of perceived Competence, Likability, and Influence for 800 profile photos in our Photofeeler database.
To begin the experiment, photos were tagged to denote the presence of (and/or degree of) a long list of characteristics.
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We look to it every time we interact with you online, and even imagine it speaking the words you type.Searching for love shouldn't just be about the number of people you meet.Like most things in life, it's quality, not quantity that's important.On the contrary, eye obstruction via hair, glare, and shadow didn’t make a difference in Likability, but brought down Competence and Influence scores by -0.29 and -0.31 respectively. (Do read our linked post if you haven’t heard the term before.) The gist of the concept is this: wide open eyes commonly denote fear, whereas slightly squinted eyes portray comfort and confidence.As a consequence, squinching eyes garner an average gain of 0.33 for Competence, 0.22 for Likability, and 0.37 for Influence.