Ok Cupid determines match rankings between its users by asking them a series of questions, and determining how they answer.
These questions are randomly assigned, and can be answered whenever the user feels like it.
New to online dating or not happy with the dating site you’ve been using?
With a growing number of online dating sites — and more and more people finding significant others online — it’s hard to know where to start.
With more than 21.5 million active members, 24 countries, 15 languages and over a decade of experience, it’s no surprise that leads the pack as the most popular (and trusted) dating site.
The sheer number of participants might make you think you have a better chance of finding someone on
An integral part of the Ok Cupid experience — or at least, the part that the interface will never stop harassing you to keep doing, forever and always, until your mouse-clicking finger turns black and falls off — is answering personality and preference questions.
In a way, the questions are even more important than the profile you fill out in that they determine your “match” rating with potential dates. The questions are user-written, and as of two years ago, there was a pool of some 257,000 to draw from.
” was the single best predictor of the same person’s answer to the question “would you have sex on the first date?Way back before Ok Cupid was bought by they would do fantastic, fascinating and fun Ok Cupid Labs posts where they'd analyze their internal data and do really cool - and often helpful, controversial - writeups about the results.