The combinations of taste and attractiveness do a better job of predicting successful connections than relying on information that clients enter into their profiles, which can be misleading, or clients might not know themselves well enough to know their own tastes in the opposite sex, Zhao theorized.
If you and a potential match both like each other, conversations can start flowing. Single Fit is an app that not only factors your interests in to finding the best match, it uses location and health tracker data from things like your Apple Health Kit, Fitbit, or Microsoft Band to really personalize the process.
The following list is my best attempt at summarizing the results of my informal survey, with a few of my own observations based on a bit of research I conducted myself.
Disclaimer: if you're a woman between the ages of 45 and 60, living in the Chicagoland area, and I popped up on your "Viewed Me" list, I'm sorry, really. I would like to ask all of my middle-aged online dating male and female compatriots a favor.
And of course they love traveling and frequent all these crazy places like Iceland and Belize and Egypt and Greece and the rainforests or whatever. I live in North Carolina, 3 hours away from the mountains and 3 hours away from the beach. And how are they getting time off from work to travel all the time, at age 30? Are those the type of characteristics these guys are looking for? She has to be beautiful and adventurous and also love adventure sports like ziplining and whatever the hell, and she also has to love to travel.
They are outdoors all the time, playing every sport that was ever invented, including some you’ve never heard of (sled hockey? These guys say they are ambitious and have pretty good jobs where they are making average salaries. She has to be open to trying anything (I’m assuming this means sexual positions) and be outgoing and extroverted and like to go out but also like to stay in.