Use an outdated photo Anything over 12 months old needs updating.
Smiley face emojis work unexpectedly well online - indeed, according to Match's latest survey, people who use emojis end up having more sex.
But make sure you use the ones with a nose :-) , rather than those without :) Here, Kate Taylor, Match.com's relationship expert, explains her failsafe tips for meeting that special someone online.
DON'T Use a photo taken with a flash Research shows they age your face by seven years.
And don’t include alcohol, group shots of friends, or a hastily photoshopped-out ex.
Write a brief, upbeat profile Nothing too deep or too long.
Imagine you're talking to someone you've just met in a bar: how would you describe yourself and your lifestyle?