Each client paid five dollars and answered more than a hundred multiple-choice questions. (A previous installment had been about a singles bar—Maxwell’s Plum, on the Upper East Side, one of the first that so-called “respectable” single women could patronize on their own.) She had planned to interview Altfest, but he was out of the office, and she ended up talking to Ross.
Men were asked to rank drawings of women’s hair styles: a back-combed updo, a Patty Duke bob.People "do a lot of the same things that they do in real life.They pose and bluff and lie." Looking at the difference "between what people will tell you they're up to and what they go and do" is what signaled to Rudder that the information collected from about 30 million online daters' profiles had value beyond matchmaking.The millions of answers Ok Cupid users provided to thousands of questions—ranging from family and politics to the importance of daily showers—offered "an awesome data set to dive into," Rudder said.For instance, by looking at "who's liking who" on Ok Cupid, Rudder said men indicated the women they find most attractive are in their early 20s.
you can bet they’re not swiping right on Tinder either.