Okcupid dating test results
The dating site OKCupid will begin hiding the hotties from the less-attractive users looking for love online.The beautiful folks who fall into the top half of the site's most attractive users--as ranked by OKCupid click data and algorithms--will see more good-looking people in their searches than before.The move will help match members with other users whose attractiveness is similarly rated.
That's how websites work."Three experiments In one experiment, the site told pairs they were a 90% match when in fact they were a 30% match.
Dating website Ok Cupid purposefully set up bad matches to see how people would behave.
The site was unapologetic about the experiments, despite controversy over Facebook's study to test if it could manipulate users' emotions."Ok Cupid doesn't really know what it's doing," wrote Ok Cupid president Christian Rudder in a blog post Monday.
So the site spun off a new web property called Hello Quizzy that serves as both a destination for user generated quizzes, and an engine for 3rd-party websites to integrate quizzes into their own services.
OKCupid Co-Founder Sam Yagan explains that Hello Quizzy is meant bring a whole new level of functionality to the quizzes you’ll find on sites like Quizilla, Quiz Farm, and Tickle (recently deadpooled).