News 2014

OkCupid Loses Public Trust Over Experiments

July 29, 2014 – Online dating service OkCupid is losing the trust of the public and users over its unapologetic admission that it lied to and experimented on its users. The biggest lie by OkCupid, during its experiments, was telling users that they were highly compatible with bad matches (see our article, “OkCupid Lied to…

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OKcupid Lied to Users during Experiments

OKcupid Lied During Experiments on Users

July 28, 2014 – is feeling what it is like to be on the receiving end of criticism after the co-founder of the company admitted to lying to users and manipulating data in order to conduct private studies. Christian Rudder, the co-founder of OkCupid, recently wrote a post where he bragged about experimenting on…

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Online Dating Magazine Surpasses 5,000 Twitter Followers

Online Dating Twitter Followers

June 8, 2014 – Online Dating Magazine surpassed 5,000 Twitter followers last week, a feat highlighted by the fact that Online Dating Magazine only follows 20 people. “Our ‘being followed’ to ‘following’ ratio is incredible,” says Joe Tracy, Publisher of Online Dating Magazine. “Twitter has always been our preferred method of social interaction. We’re happy…

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NFL Launches Matchmaking Dating Service NFL-SFL

NFL's New Matchmaking and Dating Service

April 1, 2014 The NFL today announced the launch of a new matchmaking and dating service. Called “ScoutingForLove” (Abbreviated as “SFL”), the new service utilizes three unique aspects to help people find both the love of their life and the NFL team they are most compatible with. The service is broken into three main parts:…

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OKcupid Urges Users to Reject Firefox

OKcupid is taking on Firefox due to the CEO's past stance on gay rights

March 31, 2014 Online dating service OKcupid is urging its members to reject FireFox and use either Chrome, Internet Explorer, or Opera. The move was made when OKcupid learned that Mozilla’s new CEO (Mozilla owns Firefox), Brendan Eich, has opposed equal rights for gay couples. Users logging into OKCupid via FireFox receive a six paragraph…

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