Founder Dan Ilani told am New York that with the influx of Tinder-esque dating apps popping up in the marketplace, there’s been a reduction of quality matches.“What I realized was missing from the experience that I was having was not just finding people with shared interests, but really people with a shared mindset,” Ilani said.
It’s a dating app geared toward the fitness community (as you can infer from the name), which allows users to answer questions about their fitness regimen, then matches them with men or women who have similar lifestyle, fitness, and wellness preferences.
Besides, the era of big dating data has plenty of other ways to put your best face forward.
"We have a vast number of data points that our engine is constantly analyzing automatically to do behavioral matchmaking,” says Allison Braley, vice president of marketing and communications at Zoosk, an online matchmaking service with more than 30 million users.“We're able to look at that data in aggregate — always anonymized with our users' safety always top of mind — and make some predictions as well as some analysis in terms of what's going to work to attract a partner for you.”Here are some statistic-backed hacks Zoosk has learned by studying its users' interactions: Outdoor photos: great or bait?
And once you’ve curated a winning selection of images, make sure you don’t neglect your bio.
Some of the most annoying and overused bio phrases include: “Just ask”, “I'm not good at writing bios”, and “Don't swipe me if you're going to want to talk forever.” One woman explained why it’s aggravating when a man wants to meet up too quickly: “Maybe dudes don't have to worry about being raped and murdered by meeting a stranger off a dating app, but please be considerate of the fact that we do.