By Ellie Zolfagharifard. From the arty filter to the pouting selfie, online daters know just how to hide their faults on camera. But according to a recent study, people would be better off uploading a candid shot of themselves and exposing their flaws if they want to snag a hot date. According to statistics from dating site OkCupid, universally beautiful people get lower scores in terms of attractiveness than people with unusual features. OkCupid found that when some men think a woman is ugly, other men are more likely to message them.
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They prefer to go for guys they see as a safer bet. Michael believes the issue is common due to a widespread problem among women of insecurity and poor self-image. The Oxford University findings came from analysis of the habits of more than , straight daters over a ten-year period on dating site, Eharmony. Coming to a similar conclusion as Michael, lead researcher, Taha Yasseri, professor of Computational Social Science, believes that women feel intimidated by men they view as extremely good-looking. He said: She tells us: I get worried that this person might be too cocky or too much into themselves or might have the wrong intentions.
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