Certain social etiquettes apply even online: if you’re going to be making eyes at someone, it should be with the person looking at your picture.

Of course everyone will experience different outcomes but this should give men a good idea of what their main online dating profile picture should be. Smiling The classic smile received the most responses and was the outright winner! Animal Pic Having an animal picture is said to display a passion for another living entity, which women find quite attractive. Outdoors Showing that you’re active is a way to display both ourselves and our interests. Not Smiling Not smiling may turn some women away but at least you aren’t doing anything to embarrass yourself. Picture with girl Taking a picture with a girl is hit or miss with many women. Shirt off It depends on the type of women we want to attract.

On one hand it shows what we look like with a girl, on the other hand, why put a women on our online dating profile in the first place? If we want something long-term then we should keep our shirts on, at least on the Internet that is. Group Picture First off, if there is more than one guy then it may confuse the viewer of the profile.

to choose from, or you're camera shy and seriously dreading taking some dating profile-friendly photos — it can be quite the process if you're serious about putting your best face forward online.

(Which, btw, you should be: it's not a secret that, when it comes to dating apps, people tend to swipe first and ask questions later.) But like any true Millennial knows, all problems are Google-able, and this time it's relationship-focused dating app Hinge coming to the rescue.

This time I tested out 11 different types of profile pictures to understand which profile pictures are the most successful for men to use on their online dating profiles.

I based the success of each type of profile picture by how many responses each one received when I would message women. Selfie One of the number one complaints people have about online dating profiles has something to do with people posting selfies. Then make sure to check out 5 Ways I Changed the Way I Message Women (and scored multiple dates!

Photos of people having fun on a night out with friends got 74 percent more likes than the average picture, Hinge found.

Bonus: now you and your friends have an even better excuse to snap a million hot Instas when you go out together.

Hinge released a Profile Picture Report that reveals exactly which kinds of pictures will be a guaranteed hit (or miss) on dating profiles.