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Based on similar scenarios where people stay put, dating apps are hopping.
Dating app Zoosk typically sees a 20% jump in users in the first two weeks of the year and e Harmony sees a similar increase in mobile registrations since the holidays, both companies said.
For men, professional head shots and photos with facial hair were rated the highest and, for women, photos showing the person singing or playing an instrument, playing a sport or wearing a bikini were rated the highest, according to one survey of 2,000 profiles by The Grade dating app.
"Men were more attracted to women displaying happiness, like a big smile,” she says.
Swiping is consistently heavier on Sunday, according to data from Bumble, but low on Fridays.
In addition, people typically settle in with their dating apps in the evening instead of daytime hours; 8 to 10 pm is usually peak time for usage, and a great time to message someone you’re really interested in.
Users swipe 1.6 billion times each day and go on more than one million dates a week.
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For many lovelorn singletons, the holidays are the loneliest time of year and, in the New Year, the $1 billion online dating industry sees a surge in users.