One Reddit commenter put it this way: Further — everywhere men floated the “don’t smile in pictures” advice, many women decried how much they hated these nonsmiling pictures.
But, the men countered, women don’t necessarily know what they want.
After all, Ok Cupid’s findings were based on behavior, not just talk, right? Like everyone else, we believed in Ok Cupid’s conclusions. But every time we looked into this, we found the same thing: daters who used Photofeeler for photo testing were getting right-swipes like never before.
In 2009, OKCupid published their first post exploring how race factored into attraction on the site — and the results did not quite suggest a colorblind utopia of post-racial love.
Ok Cupid's founders (Chris Coyne, Christian Rudder, Sam Yagan, and Max Krohn) were students at Harvard University when they gained recognition for their creation of The Spark and, later, Spark Notes.
Among other things, The featured a number of humorous self-quizzes and personality tests, including the four-variable Myers-Briggs style Match Test.
The idea, the company explains, is to give users a deeper look into someone’s personality right from the start.
This new screen, which is also the app’s main screen that loads upon first launch, will include up four photos, the username, age, location, percentage match, plus other details pulled out of from the user profile, like height, whether they have dogs, have kids, personality traits like “friendly,” “energetic,” “organized,” and more.Today, OKCupid data scientists released another post, revisiting the data to see if anything had changed over the course of five years.