"I know you shouldn't only judge based on looks, but I've had many instances where I showed up for a date and it was clear that the photos used were from several years back and more importantly, altered." With more photos, Molly explains, the chance of "dater deception" diminishes.
"You want multiple photos to give the reader reassurance that there's truth in advertising here." For the sake of full disclosure, some online daters choose to post a plethora of pictures.
"Personally, I think the more photos, the better," says Molly, 34.
Jennifer adds, "If someone puts up 14 pictures and 12 of them are all really similar, then what's the point?
Either show me multiple sides of yourself—or show me fewer photos." How to make it work: Geraci considers more than five photos to be overkill, but if you do want to post more, he suggests an offbeat approach for the additional pictures: Shots that don't have you in them.
How to make it work: If you're most comfortable only posting one or two photos, then make sure they're accurate representations of yourself.