The ratio is not quite New York City,'” she says, where single women more starkly outnumber single men. In fact, at a Tuesday night talk about technology and dating in Washington, Bradford said that D.
“You don’t want all your photos to be party pics; you don’t want all your photos to be skiing.
Clear, crisp photos showing a well-rounded life is key.
“High-quality, professional photos are going to be the biggest bang for your buck,” Bradford says. First, having a professional photo says that you’re taking your career seriously enough that you want a good work profile, Bradford says.
Her theory is that, the longer someone waits, the more eager they’ll be to use the app once they’re on it. The admissions process sounds a bit like screening for a brainier version of “The Bachelor”: “We try to let in the people who we think want to be there and are there for the right reasons,” Bradford says. Some dating apps have had problems with bots or spam accounts, which can make it hard to tell if you’re chatting with a real human or a machine.
But on the League, real people are vetting everyone who’s accepted onto the app — hence the long wait list — to make sure that all the users are real themselves.