Okcupid dating persona types
The match percentage results will probably be more accurate now.—————————-Having spent a disproportionate amount of time on OKCupid, and additionally having a fairly analytical brain, I have figured out how to bend the world’s most popular dating site to my will.Surprisingly, the most important of these variables is the third one: the importance of the question.
For evidence of this, just check out some of the offensive language in that email! Getting a date is another matter, but I’m going to gloss over that. The My Details section of the profile is primarily for the benefit of other users only; this data is completely ignored by the Match percentage algorithm. I can manipulate the data to influence Match ratings, and dial in desired characteristics in the Personality graph.UPDATE: March 2014With a recent site update, OKC has apparently changed the match percentage algorithm. There are three variables for each question: the answers you provide, the desired answers you wish to see in a match, and how you rate the importance of the question. OKCupid co-founder Christian Rudder explains the algorithm in a Ted Ed video: Pl Ruy6E .