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4 things you should NEVER put on your dating profile (according to the founder of Bumble)

You've picked your profile pictures with the meticulous care of a police line up. Your bio is funnier than the average Ricky Gervais Golden Globes script. Yet despite all this, you're still not picking up any matches on your dating app of choice

What gives?

If anyone has an idea of what you might be doing wrong, it's Whitney Wolfe. Co-founder of Tinder and CEO of Bumble, Wolfe revealed to Business Insider her four tips on what you definitely shouldn't be putting in your profile.

As for sorting out the best opening line, try this...

  • 4 things you should NEVER put on your dating profile (according to the founder of Bumble)

    No mirror selfies

    "Just don't do it," advises Wolfe.

    "They don't go over well, no one likes them."

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    No group shots

    "You can have one, but you do need to make sure you have more individual photos as well - because otherwise she's going to have a crush on your friend. And we don't want that to happen."

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    Don't pose with an ex

    "Posing with your ex... [it] could look like a sister, but we don't really know who she is. I'd leave all shots with you and a woman out of the equation, unless you indicate in your bio that it is a cousin or a sister."

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    Leave the tigers alone

    "We don't know where you find them, but I think we've had enough of the endangered species profile photos."