Dating for unattractive people
Headlines are just as important as the content in your message.Everyone jumps the gun, telling you to personalize each message you send.Rudder would have wanted to survey as many people as possible and find out. As part of an event of the Arts & Business Council of Greater Philadelphia, Rudder pointed out how the Internet is now allowing us to accurately gauge people’s behavior, beliefs and preferences rather than rely on judgements or perceptions.As he put it, people “believe they do X and then they go do Y and the internet is perfect for capturing the space between those things.” Here are five takeaways from Rudder on OKCupid and using data for people and companies. Women are a lot pickier than men OKCupid has the data on average rankings for men and women (1-to-5).“I’m sure people talk about the Phillies, the Eagles and the Flyers more than people in New York.some ugly truths we must all be aware of and conquer before we embark on a journey to find “the one.” This is one of the biggest truths about online dating nobody wants to admit.You follow their advice, only to realize that not only are people not responding to your messages, they’re not even opening them.
No matter the outcry over learning about how a company is using data, Rudder says it’s better than hiding it: “Vagueness and uncertainty can cause furor.” 5.The people who are rated high see more pictures of people who are also rated high.And the people who are ranted low see more pictures of people who are also rated low.“If you ever hear someone complain to you that everyone on OKCupid is ugly,” Rudder says, “you can laugh because that means they themselves are not good looking.” 3.The best questions divide people One of Rudder’s favorite suggestions for a question to ask users of OKCupid was, “Have you ever murdered someone?