Online dating video profile
Even if you do like “walking on the beach” or “drinking wine in front of a roaring fire” leave it out – everyone says that.Think of something interesting that could be a conversation starter.Dating app Badoo now allows users to add a video of themselves to their profile.The company, which boasts 300 million users globally and 9 million in the UK, said the new feature will allow users to determine personality traits, interests, and skills of potential matches.Video gives you a much better feel for who people are before you agree to meet them." Founded in 2006 by Russian entrepreneur Andrey Andreev, Badoo has raised million (£21 million) for its dating platform, which 400,000 people are signing up to every day, according to the company.By way of comparison, Happn only has around 15 million users worldwide, while Tinder, which is more secretive when it comes to user numbers, is thought to have over 50 million.They had both used pictures and information that weren’t fair representations of them at that time.
So it only seems logical you would use the good old Internet for finding that special someone, too. Sometimes they know you better than you know yourself.
Avoid negative tones and always be positive about yourself. You wouldn’t want a future employer to read anything negative, so why would you want a potential partner to read anything that isn’t positive?
Lying doesn’t get you anywhere in the dating world. Talk in specifics to give a full flavour of who you are.
The feature, available through Badoo's i OS and Android apps, allows users to upload 15-second video clips.
Before going live, the videos will be assessed by one of Badoo's 5,000 moderators.