There are countless factors that can determine whether someone finds you attractive or not. Some follow you for your political choice or your preference for cats or dogs.
In today’s technology-obsessed world, choosing your smartphone can also have a significant impact on your love life.
A new poll found that 70% of singles would rather go out with someone who owns an iPhone than an Android user, and nearly two in five say they believe the phone used by an individual can affect first impressions. A poll of 1,502 singles in the United States by Decluttr, a company that helps its customers sell unwanted technology items.
In addition to the conclusion that iPhone users were found to be more appealing than users of other Android phones, the study also uncovered some interesting facts about dating relationships in the digital age.
According to the results, only 65% of iPhone users would be open to a first date with someone who owns an Android smartphone.
On the other hand, only 53% of Android users would say the same thing about people who swear by their Iphone.
It’s not just the brand of phone that you own, but also the state in which it is located, that can have an impact on the outcome of a meeting with a potential partner.
More than a third of the men interviewed during the study admitted that a phone with a cracked screen will have a negative impact on a first appointment, as this would imply that the person is not financially secure do not worry about the external appearance.
On the contrary, the surveyed women cared less about the phones’ screens, but admitted they would find an old phone model off-putting.
With a plethora of dating apps available for download, finding someone with whom you feel you have a real connection is a tricky business.
A recent study found that women tend to be more selective than men at dating sites, with men becoming more demanding with age.
The research team at Queensland University in Australia has evaluated the behavior of more than 41,000 users of dating sites aged between 18 and 80 years.