Dater Reveals One Pose Men Seem to Use on Tinder: 'Just Noticed a Pattern'

A dater has revealed the one pose men online apparently use, according to a video with over one million views.

The woman, who shares only her first name, Minnie, proposed that men on popular dating app Tinder seem to use one common pose—standing tall with their arms out, almost always in nature.

"What's it like being single?" asked the popular TikTok audio. Minnie dubbed the video the "thirties edition" showing men aged between 25 to 36 all in the exact same pose.

The video captured a hilarious montage of Tinder profiles displaying the one pose in front of backgrounds ranging from mountain tops to waterfalls. One picture even captured a dater in the pose while standing on his head.

"It's not a BAD photo to take, I just noticed a pattern," she confirmed in a comment.

Seemingly, Minnie isn't alone in the discovery, with many comparing it to the similarly popular fish pose on the app, which sees daters post images of fish they've caught.

"They put down the fish, now they don't know what to do with their hands," joked one user.

"Should we call this the granola boy stance?" asked another TikTok viewer.

According to various online articles and poses, the pose does rather well. A study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found that open, expanded postures were more appealing to online daters.

"Profiles that feature expansive photos were 27 percent more likely to get a yes," Tanya Vacharkulksemsuk, a social psychologist at the University of California, Berkeley and lead author on the study, told news site NPR.

"The information packing in that nonverbal behavior is social dominance, and where that person stands in a hierarchy," she added.

Unsurprisingly, your choice of photos are important when it comes to your success on dating apps such as Tinder.

Tinder uses a Smart Photos feature, which measures the amount of right swipes each photo gets and orders them on your profile to make people more likely to like your profile from the initial photos.

As demonstrated by this viral video, men's photos on the app seem to have tougher audiences, a fact backed by several studies.

A 2017 analysis by Rentify found that heterosexual female photos on average had a success rate of 52 percent, which means that over half of the men looking at their profile chose to swipe right.

Heterosexual men however, have an average success rate of just 16 percent, meaning not even a fifth of women choose to like their profiles.

But, going the extra mile to make your profile stand out can improve this statistic, according to the results of Tinder user Austin Iuliano, who gained attention online last month for his extravagant images.

The social media consultant used his skills to market himself on the dating app, combining an intense marketing campaign with a slideshow of hilarious edits that advertised himself as "Tinder's 2022 deal of the year."

In his profile, Iuliano flaunted himself as a "handsome, confident, 6'2", won't kill you, has a job and cute dog."

Tinder's "2022 deal of the year combines the best of last year's models" according to the profile, while it's marketed at the cheap, cheap price of a "swipe right."

The dater first previewed the profile on Reddit with a test run of reactions.

"I was looking for feedback and maybe tweaks to some of the jokes," Iuliano told Newsweek. "Right away my more risque jokes generated outrage, with some people telling me I'm cringy, desperate, some things that were even worse. But the majority of people online responded positively to it. Many guys loved it and even better, a lot of girls loved it."

"Most important though, was when I posted it on Tinder and boosted my profile. I received the largest amount of likes I've ever seen and got a couple of dates set up. With one of those dates standing heads and shoulders above the competition. We've only had two dates so far but the signs are positive. Her personality and humor match with mine," he said.

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