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But Hinge, a popular dating app that introduces users to friends of friends, says it has figured out the best lines to initiate conversation.The app, which raised a million Series A round of funding last year, conducted a month-long study, analyzing data from its users.Thanks for helping us achieve our mission of helping everyone learn how to do anything.Earlier this year, writing for Motherboard, Daniel Stuckey proclaimed Tinder—the geo-location hook up app that matches users together only after both have approved of each other—to be the end of online dating as we know it.
If you take nothing else away from the company's results, just know that pretty much anything you say to a new match is better than a simple "hey." To collect information on how Hinge's users respond (or don't respond) to opening lines, Hinge's data analysts and copywriters came up with 100 opening lines and then showed a selection of them to some of their users to see how they would respond.Hinge says you should message men right away because their attention spans tend to be shorter.If you don't message a guy within six hours, the likelihood he will respond drops by 25%. If you don't message her within six hours, the chance she'll respond drops by just 5%.Angelenos, unsurprisingly, respond more to conversation starters involving celebrities. New Yorkers are more responsive to opening lines that invoke escaping reality.If you're in Boston, Hinge suggests, use a straightforward or cynical opening line. Hinge suggests: "Choose: adult treehouse or the ability talk to animals? C., responded more to food-related opening lines — but specifically opening lines that mentioned cheese, for some reason.