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Personality traits are defined by clicking an up or down arrow to indicate whether each trait is important (up) or unimportant (down). If you want to make it easier to search again, click the Save button before searching to save these settings.Your search results are displayed in a grid below your search preferences.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.
In profiles without text, people tended to rate a better personality with better looks."So, your picture is worth that fabled thousand words, but your actual words are worth…almost nothing," Rudder said.To make a change, click the preference category you want to refine.Preferences include height, smoking and drinking activities, religion, astrological signs, education, job, income, languages, and diet preferences, among others."It was like we'd turned on the bright lights at the bar at midnight."Ethical questions Ok Cupid's experiment is not quite the same as Facebook's, said Rey Junco, a social media researcher at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University, in an interview with Read "What could have happened with the Facebook manipulation was that there was a potential for harm," Junco told Read "The worst thing could have happened [with the Ok Cupid testing] is people send a few more messages, and maybe you went on a date you didn't like."But, asks Washington Post's Brian Fung, "If you're lying to your users in an attempt to improve your service, what's the line between A/B testing and fraud?
Your match preferences generate a search algorithm that sorts the best possible matches from Ok Cupid's database of users.