The Facebook page and Tumblr blog “Humanitarians of Tinder” is devoted to Tinder users who post pictures of themselves doing aid work abroad.

“It’s really easy to embellish a photograph even without Photoshop,” Toma says.

Women are likely to use more makeup than usual — or use a photo where they’ve been professionally made up, for an event like a wedding.

I’d like to meet them instead.” You want to avoid a game of “Where’s Waldo?

” where someone is trying to figure out which one is you.

You do want to say, “Look at me, I’m social,” Lewis says.

“But if you post a photo of you with an attractive buddy, it can make you look worse.” You also need to be wary when it comes to the company you keep.

While online daters think their photos are relatively accurate, independent judges rated one third of online dating photos as inaccurate, according to research carried out by Catalina Toma, assistant professor in the Department of Communication Arts at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

For that reason, she recommends posting a variety of recent photos.

But many online daters, like a pantomime villain, forget to look behind them.

An untidy home or something much worse could be a deal breaker, says Jeffrey Hancock, a professor in the communication and information science departments at Cornell University.

“You always want to include a full body shot,” she says.