The 4 Big Myths of Profile Pictures

OKCupid shares more of its data.

In terms of getting new messages, the MySpace Shot is the single most effective photo type for women. We at first thought this was just because, typically, you can kind of see down the girls shirt with the camera at that angleindeed, that seems to be the point of shot in the first placeso we excluded all cleavage-showing shots from the pool and ran the numbers again. No change: its still the best shot; better, in fact, than straight-up boob pics.