After making initial contact, be sure to ask questions, give some personal info and try to use humor.
By analyzing computer, behavioral and neurocognitive science, they were able to find the most effective approaches between men and women trying use online contact to get a first date.
The findings, published in the journal Evidence Based Medicine revealed that while a profile picture is important, there are other factors that play just as large a role in determining whether you spark a fellow user’s interest. In addition to your picture, the first thing another online dating user sees is your user name.
The most important thing you can do is be yourself.
Although you should avoid giving out personal information, like your last name and your address, you should be honest about your interests.
“So before setting up your profile, look at the profiles of people you find attractive and choose a name with a likeness.” Trends showed names with negative associations such as 'little' or 'bug' should be avoided.