Yet, when it comes to online matters of the heart, finding “the one” often remains elusive.
That’s because love, like the Internet, has a lingo and etiquette all its own.
Subtract major points for fuzzy/out of focus/mug shot/creepy head chopped in half, and even more for those that feature dirty laundry in the background, or ex-girlfriends not so cleverly cropped out of the frame.
Even taking all the aforementioned steps, Robinson notes that capturing the cute, pithy individual you are can be a daunting prospect.
It’s not about the inch or two; it’s a sense that you’re insecure enough to be lying.
You shoot yourself in the foot immediately.” NEXT: What could possibly be worse than lying?
Bottom line: a dating profile—your first impression—is “sell copy,” and you’re the product being marketed.