Dating website OKCupid has revealed so it experimented on its users, including putting the « wrong » individuals together to see should they would link.
The tests were revealed by it following the uproar over Twitter manipulating the feeds of its users.
« it said if you use the internet, you’re the subject of hundreds of experiments at any given time, on every site. « that is exactly exactly exactly how sites work. »
OKCupid said one revelation ended up being that « people simply glance at the picture ».
In addition to enabling users to upload pictures and arranged profiles that are dating OKCupid asks users questions and fits all of them with possible lovers on the basis of the answers.
The site took pairs of « bad » matches between two people – about 30% – and told them they were « exceptionally good » for each other, or 90% matches in one experiment. « Needless to say, the users sent more messages that are first we stated these people were appropriate, » Christian Rudder, among the founders of OKCupid, stated in a article from the organization’s research and insights weblog. Continuer la lecture