So you’ve set up the perfect online dating profile with your best profile pic. While there’s plenty of fish in the sea, you want to catch one.
And it’s hard to get the girl (or guy) if you never communicate.
The point at which 50% of responses have been sent is much sooner: two hours. A paper from researchers at the University of Southern California’s Viterbi School of Engineering found that the most common email response time is two minutes.
Half of responders in this study responded in just under an hour.
No traditional greeting at least earns the reply rate of 27%.