Information systems and online dating
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Preposterous to acquire a 40 people company for $1 Billion, yet now dwarfed by Whats App acquisition.
(Apparently Merseyside is the place to be in England for men.) They say humans instinctively identify with facial structures to figure out compatibility. You can also read Joe Navarro’s FBI Guide to Speed Reading people through body language.
Ok Cupid, the online dating site with a “gradual” online dating business model, i.e.
There is no subscription fee and users can use the site to browse and contact each other for free, recently published their research that they have been experimenting on users by randomising their matching algorithm to “fudge” the percentage matches of incompatible people with each other.
This was in response to Facebook recent admission that they also experimented on their users.
So they would show a fake 90% match when according to their traditional matching algorithm, which uses information listed on your profile, questions you’ve answered and preferences to match people, it would be 30% match.
They reached the astonishing revelation that people just look at the picture.
The percentage match did little to affect whether people contact each other or not. Little do people know, that Ok Cupid, is a site actually owned by – a behemoth in the online dating space, which uses a subscription based model. you have to subscribe to the site to be able to use it to contact people.
I won’t delve into their findings (and admission that they have no idea what they are doing) you can read them here. They don’t admit that people only look at the picture because that would be an assassination of their business model, making all matching sites just about the same – so why pay for subscribing? Facebook has turned into a photosharing mechanism and entertainment link-sharing medium.
To my admission of Mark Zuckerber’s good insight is his purchase of Instagram.
It’s starting to get cold in London, as we catch the tail of September and the cold is settling in.
The midsummer night dreams have gone, and the holiday period lull is coming to an end.
Determined and ready for the second and last run of the year, many will be determined to make the best out of what is left of the year.