The site nudges you to answer as many questions as you can stand, and it also nudges you to make your answers public, as you can only see the answers of potential dates if you disclose your own answers.
Answering questions allows Ok Cupid’s fancy algorithms to identify people who might be a good fit for you.
As recently as 1995, fewer than half of all Gallup survey respondents favored interracial marriage—and only 4 percent did in 1985.
Now such sentiments are relegated to shadowy Internet message boards and corners of right-wing talk radio.
All the data presented in this article are based on user behaviours and responses to questionnaires on Ok Cupid, a popular (but not the most popular) dating site in the US.
Rather than just sort through potential dates by using familiar filters like age and height, you could use the answers Ok Cupid members gave to various questions, such as “Do you like to watch sports on television?For this post, to keep the discussion streamlined and accurate, I'll only include Ok Cupid's largest single-race groups: whites, asians, blacks, and latinos. Since Tinder’s launch in 2012, millennials have tried to understand the app’s place in our sexual lives, only to conclude that “hookup culture” is largely insidious.An Ok Cupid study of data collected from its users in 2015 revealed trends in dating and sexual habits, as well as political beliefs.Users answered questions about a variety of topics — and the most common answers appeared in a recently released report.