” came out on top, but basically anything slightly off-kilter works for the younger crowd.
“Your portrait is being painted – what’s the backdrop?
The findings were unanimous: easing in with an animation makes people 30 per cent more likely to respond, and will double the length of a conversation.“GIFs allow people to better say what they want to and express emotion, which is something that’s really difficult to do in text alone,” says Tinder co-founder Jonathan Badeen.
To get you started on your GIF odyssey, Tinder has even released the 20 most successful opening animations.
The result showed the fairer sex is over 40 per cent more likely to respond to food-related questions like “What’s your favourite milkshake?
”Just be sure to avoid making any banana or aubergine gags, as anything that insinuated sexual activity saw a 14 per cent drop in chances.