After all, the way you choose to start your initial message to someone is the “first impression of your first impression.” The results surprised us: The top three most popular ways to say “hello” were all actually bad beginnings.
Even the slangy Obviously, all successful Ok Cupid relationships outgrow our in-site messaging feature.
Most of the time, yes, I do [rely on people to write to me].
I haven’t written to enough men to gauge which way I have greater success.
As far as response rates go, “Hey” performs at average, while “Hey, what’s up” performs at 4 percent above average."We’re aiming to help users do better than average, and are thus showing examples of the types of things that do better than a generic opener," Karen Fein, Hinge’s vice president of marketing, told The Huffington Post.
"That said, there are also openers that do far worse than 'Hey, what’s up.' ...
So if you can’t bring yourself to deny the deity, consider opening yourself up to a whole wacky bunch of them.