He said, "If you use the Internet, you're the subject of hundreds of experiments at any given time, on every site.
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.
The dating site Ok Cupid confessed to experimenting with user matches, misleading them to believe they were compatible with people they weren't.
These users said they now know why some dates were "a complete nightmare." This might be the explanation for your last bad date.
And it worked, because it almost immediately went viral.
It has later gone through major upgrades and is now the website and app we know as Ok Cupid.
For this algorithm to work, people would have to be a LOT more self-aware about compatibility – and they’re not.
Such commonalities may cause you to be more As such, that second pillar of the Ok Cupid algorithm doesn’t say much of anything – it only goes to show how narcissistic you are in searching for someone who is just like you.
To test if its matching algorithm works and goes beyond the power of suggestion, Ok Cupid also told good matches that they were bad matches.Ok Cupid tries to match users based on whether they live similar lives and have similar personalities, rather than based on looks and appearances.That is, looks are also important, but after a potential date has passed the ‘hot-enough-for-me’ screening process, Ok Cupid also filters potential dates based on personality.Setting up an Ok Cupid profile is relatively straightforward, but may take some time.You create an account the usual way by setting the basics such as what gender you are and adding personal information.