to see. Women were found to be more patient, with their response rate only dropping by 5 percent. Will draw a 98 percent stronger response rate for men. Hinge users age 18 to 23 were most interested in the opening line: Pain reliever personality: Advil, Tylenol, or complaining? The trend falls on the type of person theyre talking. Launched in 2013, Hinge is funded by 20 million in venture capital money led by Shasta Ventures and FoundersFund.
Women in the office were saying how theres this little worry that a guy would be turned off about women messaging first, turns out no, thats not the case, Fein said. Fein assured that Hinges monthlong test did not scan the conversations of users beyond being able to see the first message use driven by prompted responses and then having a tag that could indicate if and when the match responded. Response rate is also important for drawing a conversation, especially with men. It didnt do quite as badly as we thought.
Instead, the team found that first lines that instantly address making plans or ask personalized questions draw the best response rate. But there were other openers that performed better, said Karen Fein, vice president of marketing at Hinge. The app differs from popular hookup app Tinder in that users are encouraged to fill out their profile with their college and work industry. The top responses also varied along the age spectrum. Dating app Hinge is creating 3,000 relationships along with 50,000 dates per week. Best advice: A simple hey is not the best way to start, according to data from the report released Thursday. Would do really badly. After a bantering of requests from users on the best opening lines to strike a successful and healthy conversation, Hinge decided to conduct a study. If a guy on Hinge does not receive a response within the first six hours of the match, the likelihood of his response falls by 25 percent.