Initiating conversation online dating


Ladies, they found that if you wait for a man to message you, you will be flooded with messages from men who are 5.1 percentile points less attractive than you.

But if you message a man first, he will be 6.6 percentile points MORE attractive than you.

Check out this chart: Your stubbornness is forcing you to settle, and you are NOT EVEN REALIZING IT. OKCupid found that if a straight woman initiates a conversation, she has a 30 percent chance of turning that conversation into a date.

“It was always, ‘He must text you first’ — but why?

” A Bumble user can win a VIBee badge in as little as a day or as long as a month, depending on usage, she said.

That’s because Wolfe — a co-founder of Tinder, a notorious haven for such annoyances — has insisted that on Bumble, only women can initiate male-female conversations.

“Tinder’s a great platform, a great product — I hope it continues to be successful,” says Wolfe, who last year settled a sex-harassment suit, reportedly for $1 million, against Tinder and its parent IAC/Inter Active Corp after being ousted from the company.

To earn a “VIBee” badge on Bumble, male and female users alike must establish a track record of having real conversations with other users, says Whitney Wolfe, Bumble’s founder and CEO.