In terms of female appearance, long hair was featured over 27% of the time, with detectable evident in just 13.4% of photos.The study also found that muscles were shown 4.5% of the time, while freckles and body piercings were hardly ever evident.In addition, the study found that the average number of photos uploaded is four.In terms of male appearance generally, 11.5% show off their chest muscles.How women present themselves The Dating Scout study showed that in the U. at least, women post between six and nine profile pictures, with the average being five.One or two pictures is probably not enough to show how a person may look, while 10 or more may be starting to give away too much.
As men get older (35 to 44), there is evidence that their online dating profiles change and begin to show themselves possessing intellectual expertise — musical talent, for example — or behaving in a way which indicates some degree of relationship commitment.
Females in this age group use more professionally taken photos and fewer selfies.
Group photos Daters do not just upload photos of themselves; 18.5% of photos in the study were of people in the company of their friends or family.
Dating Scout also speculates that even being considered as a groomsman or a bridesmaid in itself is sending a signal that one is considered important enough by others for such a role.
Around 56% of males appear in weeding photographs compared to 44% women, with these numbers decreasing, as people get older.