One interesting thing is to compare what you see above with what those same users have about their racial attitudes.Answers to match questions have been getting significantly less biased over time: And yet the underlying behavior has stayed the same.
We looked at race in one of our very first posts, and today I’d like to revisit the topic with fresh data.
This article folds in millions of person-to-person interactions, what one human being thinks of another. Ok Cupid’s gives you men – non-black men applied a penalty to black women – while black men showed little racial preference either way women – all women preferred men of their own race – but they otherwise penalized both Asian and black men Here’s how the exact person-to-person numbers shook out: The values in these tables are “preference vs.
You can use other online data to see this split personality play out elsewhere.
I just started doing this because I thought it would be fun and I’m just thrilled that people are responding to it.
It ain’t always easy being single, but if we keep learning from each other’s experiences, we’re more likely to find happy and healthy relationships.
There is a universal yet unwritten rule among people who date online: if someone doesn’t respond to your initial message, it means they’re not interested.
So thanks to Blogged for recognizing this blog, and thanks to you for reading, commenting and asking intelligent questions that affect so many of us.
Move one square to the left, and you see that they think Latinos are 1% above average, and so on.
The color is there to make the big trends easy to see. Ok Cupid users are certainly no more open-minded than they used to be. Here are the numbers for 2009 till now—use the slider to move through time. These numbers reflect different people year-to-year. Together the charts fold in data from some 25 million accounts.