But Three Day Rule isn't like most dating services.
Instead of personality quizzes or a swiping interface, it uses machine learning and facial recognition software to find clients matches.
When Adelle Gomelsky Kelleher signed up for the matchmaking service Three Day Rule, she felt surprised by her match.
He had blonde hair and blue eyes, which looked nothing like her type (dark hair and brown eyes).
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Here’s an example of a random profile from a dating website (OKCupid), and the search I performed using that profile picture.
Since Elite Singles is specifically tailored for singles looking for long-term relationships, only other Premium members can view your photos when you register.
This ensures that your profile is only visible to like-minded singles serious about their search for long-term commitment.
This is just something our brains decide on an unconscious level.
Founded in 2013, the startup believes people are attracted to particular face shapes.
It asks clients (who join for upwards of ,000) for photos of their exes, and then pairs them with users in its database who have similar facial structures.
So, if you have a fun group photo with your favorite pals, go ahead and post it.
Just make sure your eyes aren’t closed – or that you don’t look like you’ve had a few too many. You should obviously have a nice headshot in your profile (without sunglasses or a baseball cap shadowing your face). e Harmony researchers found that this is actually the most popular type of image you can have on your profile.
That is, unless you don’t mind people on those sites knowing everything the internet knows about you before they even type up a winning opener like “hey there sexy ;)”.