Perhaps you don’t mean to, or perhaps there is a way you justify this behavior to yourself.
At the end of the day, though, it is not a strategy that makes sense.
In contrast, the biggest no-go was photos with a Snapchat filter, which decreased the chance of a like by 90 per cent.
Although celebrities take thousands of them every day, selfies actually decrease your chances of getting a like by 40 per cent.
And while you might see them as old-fashioned, black and white photos were a huge hit, increasing likes by a huge 106 per cent.
Hinge also discovered that spontaneous snaps were more likely to get a like than posed photos.
You tell yourself that your pictures shouldn’t matter that much because appearance shouldn’t matter that much anyhow.
If you tell yourself that your pics not being accurate shouldn’t matter in the big picture, you may be right on an ideological level.
Don’t fall into fantasies or silly excuses; be strategic and make wise investments.
People will like and trust you more when you are real and honest. If your profile includes pictures that don’t show the real you today, you are tricking people.
Meanwhile, men saw an increase in likes when smiling without teeth, facing front on.
Jean-Marie Mc Grath, a spokesperson for Hinge, said: 'Since Hinge profiles are designed to show off our Members' personalities, we want to help them put their best foot forward with their photos.'Now we can tell them which photos they should share and which they should probably keep to themselves.'Hinge has released data on the most successful photo practices.
But help is at hand, as Hinge has released data on the most successful photo practices.