It's your chance to be funny and quirky, whether it's through emojis, riddles, or poems.
Bradford says if you're on apps geared toward one-night stands, and that's not what you're looking for, you should make it clear in your About Me.
I didn't have any photos depicting how I actually spend my time, except for one where I'm eating pizza, which is still up for debate because I was wearing sunglasses.
She says there's more of an understanding that people aren't looking for one-night stands on The League, so it's not really necessary to say it in your profile.
Bradford says to use your About Me as the place to sell yourself, as opposed to list your "don't message me if.." criteria.
Enter The League, a selective dating app with a solution for perpetually over-scheduled young professionals ... Founder and CEO Of The League, Amanda Bradford, says the app, which pulls in your Facebook and Linked In accounts, is designed for people who are ready to take things a little more seriously and spend their time wisely.
"They don't have time to go on five bad dates a week, instead they want to go on one date with someone they have a pretty good chance of connecting with."In this week's episode on dating apps for Bustle’s new sex and relationships podcast I Want It That Way, we talked to Bradford all about dating app profile pictures, dating dealbreakers, the About Me section, and what a few Bustle editors are doing wrong in their profiles.
Tinder was instantly nicknamed "the hookup app" when it first came out. Couples formed, people got married, babies were made — and so were spinoff apps.
Stories of friends of friends swiping right on the dating app and then hooking up 45 minutes later spread like wildfire (and Wyldfire). Now with a zillion Tinder-like apps out there catering to your every interest, the real purpose of dating apps has gotten of blurry. There are no lengthy profiles, no questionnaires to fill out about who you are and what you're looking for, and no usernames to overthink.
Take a listen below: Bios on dating apps are only a few lines each, so how do you stand out?
The About Me is where you can show off your creative spirit, Bradford says.
But does that mean it's harder to find love on them?
What if you are looking to date someone and a short and sweet profile is all you really have time for?