So you’ve swiped right. You’ve got a match. Now, it’s time to excruciatingly formulate that first message.
Fortunately, dating site Plenty of Fish has found the ultimate buzzwords to use, proven to get the positive response you’re after.
“Striking up a conversation with someone you’re interested in can be intimidating, but having proven words that [people] will respond to on a dating app makes for a great starting point!” Plenty of Fish’s communication manager Shannon Smith told Brit & Co.
“We scoured through 60 thousand messages to identify the top words used by men and women that actually lead to conversations… we love that subtle compliments make all the difference!”
These are the top 10 words that led to a conversation, organised by gender.
Women to men:
Men to women:
Dudes, we're not seeing anything related to unsolicited peen pics in there so take a hint.