1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

How important is it to fill our the profile completely?

Discussion in 'Social Networking Sites' started by pompousjohn, Jan 31, 2010.

  1. pompousjohn

    pompousjohn Registered Member

    Aug 27, 2009
    Likes Received:
    How important are fields like favorite music, movies, about me, interests, activities, captions for pics etc.?

    The reason I ask is that it seems like a pain to have to make up interests for a ton of nonexistent people, but the one profile I made that was fully filled out has like 5 times as many friend requests coming in as the ones with less info.

    I am not 100% convinced this is the reason though, cause the model in the pics is also quite a bit hotter than some of the others and she has joined a few more groups than the rest,

    What do you guys think?
  2. carrion

    carrion Newbie

    Jan 20, 2010
    Likes Received:
    Depends on the kind of friends you are after. You can get a lot of friends with just some sexy pictures, but they are usually going to be pretty aware that you just a fake profile trying to get friends.

    You are going to get better quality results with a complete profile. It's not just about the number of friends, but also how those friends will convert. People that think you are a real person are much more likely to do what you ask. Spend an hour making 4 or 5 complete profiles and just recycle them. Most profiles are basically the same shit anyways so no one is going to notice.