Posts tagged "ok cupid"

Stuff White People Like … When It Comes To Online Dating

White women talk about Nicholas Sparks, Eat Pray Love, Carrie Underwood and mascara. Black women love lip gloss, self-help and "Pretty Woman." Latinas are gung-ho for the "Twilight" saga and "Sixteen Candles." For Asian women, it's "A Walk To Remember," lip balm, and Tuesdays With Morrie that make the cut. Middle Easterners get excited by…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 8, 2010

OKCupid Discovers What Really Attracts Online Daters

One of the reasons I love OKCupid -- not that I'm online dating anymore -- is that they do all these studies on their users' tastes and habits and release the results, which are often fascinating. The service recently studied profile photos -- the different types of photos users post and how possible paramours react…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 22, 2010

Dating Website OKCupid Finds Race A Factor In Email Response

Online dating website OKCupid has posted an entry on its blog that takes a close look at its users' email response patterns according to race. The results might not be surprising, but they're nevertheless significant—a sender's race plays a large role in whether he/she will get a response. By comparing the write-back rate of Asian,…

By: Leonora Epstein / October 7, 2009

Words That Will Get You Laid On OKCupid

Any lass who's dipped her toes into the online dating waters knows after two days all the messages (and the dudes who wrote them) blur together. Newsflash: saying "Hey, I love 'The Office' too!' doesn't woo the ladies, guys. But do you know what really peaks the interest and prompts a woman to respond? For…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 8, 2009
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