OkCupid sometimes abbreviated as OKC  is an American-based international operating online datingfriendship, and social networking website that features member-created quizzes and multiple-choice questions. It is supported by advertisements and paying users who do not see ads. The site supports multiple modes of communication, including instant messages and emails.
OkCupid was listed in Time magazine's Top 10 dating websites. OkCupid was initially owned by Humor Rainbow, Inc. OkCupid's founders Chris Coyne, Christian RudderSam Yaganand Max Krohn were students hello cupid dating site Harvard University when they gained recognition for their creation of TheSpark and, later, SparkNotes.
Cupiv other things, TheSpark. SparkMatch debuted as a beta experiment of allowing registered users who had taken the Match Test to search for and contact each other based on their Match Test types. The popularity of SparkMatch took off and it was launched as its own site, later renamed OkCupid. The current OkCupid Dating Persona Test is still largely identical, in question and text blurb content and order, to the original Match Test.
InOkCupid launched Crazy Blind Date. InOkCupid spun off its test-design hwllo under the name Hello Quizzy HQ while keeping it inextricably linked to OkCupid and reserving existent OkCupid users' names on HQ. Since Augusthello cupid dating site datinv account option is available to users of OkCupid and provides additional services for a monthly fee. In NovemberOkCupid launched the social discovery service Tallygram,  but retired the service in April On March 31, any user accessing OKCupid from Firefox was presented with a message asking users to boycott the internet browser due to Mozilla Corporation's new CEO Brendan Eich 's support of Proposition 8.
Users asked instead to consider other browsers;    on April 2,the dating site revoked the Firefox ban. Rudder updated the "OkTrends" blog, which consists of "original research and insights from OkCupid," for the first time in three years in Hello cupid dating site Entitled "We Experiment On Human Beings!
Rudder prefaces the experiment cpuid by stating: In Maya team of Danish researchers have made publicly available the "OKCupid dataset" project, containing as of May 2, variables describing 68, users on OKCupid for research purposes e. Journals are not available to new members and the feature is now "retired. Sjte adult may join the site and all users may communicate with others via private messages or an hello cupid dating site messaging "chat" cypid.
A-List paying members see no advertising and have more filtering options and preferential placement in an "A-List Matches" section of search results. A-list members can also browse openly while choosing whether or not their profile hllo displayed to those they visited. OkTrends, the official blog of OkCupid, presents statistical observations from OkCupid user interactions, to explore data from the online creative job speed dating wiener world.
To generate matches, OkCupid applies data generated by users' activities on the site,  as well as their answers to questions. When answering a question, a user indicates his or her own answer, the answers he or she he,lo accept from partners, and the level of importance he or she places on the question. The results of these questions can be made public. OkCupid describes ccupid detail the algorithm used to calculate match percentages. Assuming a user is a paid user "A-List"the site notifies a user if someone likes that user.
Users who receive high ratings may be notified by email that they are in the "top hello cupid dating site of OkCupid's most attractive users" and "will now see more attractive people in [their] match results". The email also reads "And, no, we didn't just send this email to everyone on OkCupid. Go ask an jello friend and see". From Cupir, the free encyclopedia. Okcupid The OkCupid homepage on April 3, This Is What She Found.
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