I reviewed the myths and came up with six tips for choosing the best profile pic. (Funny how the gender stereotypes get reversed here.Online, in the pictures, a woman should come off as sexually aggressive, whereas a man should assume a passive role. ) As it turns out, people with self-taken photos do just as well as anyone else in the online meat market. 3: Profiles that feature a self-taken My Space-style photo — in which a girl holds the phone slightly above her head and makes a coy face — do best of all.Remember these selfie tips the next time you're posing for your phone: I'm not usually pro-mirror selfies, but there are a few exceptions: When they're clean (no laundry or unmade bed in the background), when you look into the camera, not the mirror (which creates eye contact instead of that weird wandering eye look), and when they show you out doing something that reveals a hobby or piece of your personality.I get so many messages about hockey because of this pic!When I was ready to snap this, there was a girl behind me who kept getting into my shot, so I (very politely, of course) asked her to move out of my selfie zone.I used this image as my profile pic for a while because it's a pretty good representation of what I look like every day (not super glammed up).
Ever since, I can't pop in to see him without taking a few pics.Which is kinda depressing when you're me, and you work from home, and you're a workaholic, and Could it be that my problem is my picture?I wondered this when I saw that Ok Cupid had crunched some data about the biggest myths of online profile pictures.One last thing: I you still need help deciding which pics might lead you down lovers lane, download The Grade.It's an app that rates photos to show which will get the best response.She had enough tales of meeting pervy and bizarro men that she just wrote a book about it, called This shot was taken at a networking event.