Online dating can seem like sorting through a mess of foreign travelers, people looking for a casual hookup, some creepers, and finally, a handful of people you'd actually want to date. But once you do get to the eligible ones, what's the best way to break the ice when dating online? It can be hard to know what to say to make sure that you stand out from the horde of their other matches. Luckily, though, a recent study might have a few answers.
14 "Funny" Online Dating Messages — (First, Second, Third & Beyond)
Finding the right words to start a conversation can be hard, especially if you're talking to a stranger on a dating app. The most successful openers, it turns out, are positive, thoughtful, creative and slightly personalized. That's according to Hinge , a popular matchmaking service which connects users based on shared Facebook friends. The report is the result of a month-long experiment, during which members of the Hinge team crafted over different openers and let a small portion of its users access them.