OkCupid (sometimes abbreviated as OKC) is an American-based international operating online dating, friendship, and social networking website that features member-created quizzes and multiple-choice questions. It is supported by advertisements and paying users who do not see ads.

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  • We’re redefining DTF across the country — and we’ve found that you are, tooAt OkCupid, we know a lot about dating. Dating can be an amazing, butterflies-in-stomach kind of thing. But sometimes dating can be a not-so-amazing kind of thing, thanks to everything from ghosting to use of DTF, a term largely used by men in a derogatory way about women meaning they’re “down to f*ck.” So we decided that i...

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  • We sat down with Gray to chat how dating is different now in the age of Trump and #metooEmma Gray‘s ’“A Girl’s Guide to Joining the Resistance: A Feminist Handbook on Fighting for Good” is a handy guide that illuminates why the time is now to get involved in helping to ensure women’s rights are protected for current and future generations of women.It goes without saying that the 2016 election stir...

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  • We’re DTFiesta in Austin. Join OkCupid all week for music, panels and freebiesJoin OkCupid in Austin during SXSW, which runs from March 9-17.Everything is bigger in Texas—including OkCupid’s presence in Austin for SXSW, a celebration of the convergence of the interactive, film, and music industries. All this week, we’re chatting stereotypes in dating, podcasting about ghosting, and throwing you a ...

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  • Journalist Jasmine Lobe, who bravely spoke about harassment at the hands of Harvey Weinstein, reflects on the past, present and future of DTFMy neighbor and I had a thing. I was in apartment 205 and he was in 206. He’d invite me over for late-night movies. I’d make up reasons to stop by. Did he have any olive oil or salt?The hooking up was hot, but I noticed a trend: he only really wanted me after...

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  • Together with Rosetta Stone, we’re releasing our first Language of Love Report — just in time for Valentine’s DayContrary to what many of us predicted, the world did not implode in 2017. There’s always this year for a worldwide shutdown — but, despite everything that’s going on, we’re feeling pretty hopeful that 2018 may be the year of unity, versus division. We’re not just going out on a limb, he...

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  • We have 7 (easy) insider tips on how to set up your profileWe get it—setting up your OkCupid profile can be an intimidating task. But here’s the thing: you’re probably overthinking it. Actually, you’re definitely overthinking it. Don’t get us wrong, though; being thoughtful is a good thing, and shows that you care. So for all you thoughtful folks out there, we have 7 tips that we shared with the A...

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  • Share your best answers to our brand-new essay prompts for the chance to win big.We just added 5x more essay prompts; and we want to hear your responses. Write a response to one of these new prompts for the chance to win a $250 gift card.OkCupid has always been a place for people to meet based on what matters to them — which is why we’ve recently added 50 new essay prompts that help get to the cor...

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  • Check out 15 provocative images, from artists Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari, that redefine DTFDTFall head over heels? These two are.Last week, we announced our campaign to redefine DTF. You see, for way too long, DTF has been used in a derogatory way, thrown around during “locker room” talk—talk we’ll no longer tolerate. So we’re on a mission to flip the script on DTF. After all, shouldn...

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  • Dating deserves better, and so do youHave a passion for pottery? Find someone who’s DTFire up the kiln, because DTF doesn’t have to mean what it has before.You’re an interesting, thoughtful person. Of course you deserve better than late-night “you up?” texts, and your dates talking with friends about whether or not you’re DTF. Something has to change, because the problem with phrases like DTF is t...

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  • Our #IStandWithPP badge is back by popular demandStarting today, you may see the #IStandWithPP badge on user profiles. The badge only shows up on profiles where the user publicly answered “no” to “Should the government defund Planned Parenthood?” And it only appears in DoubleTake on the app. So if you want to answer the question, or change your response, click here. And don’t worry—if you’ve answe...

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  • Looking back on who found love on OkCupid2017. What a whirl. While we were spending our days watching the President tweet, a beautiful thing was happening: people were falling in love after meeting on OkCupid.While we were happy to read all of the stories people submitted, we wanted to highlight some love stories from 2017 that made our hearts flutter, and make our jobs worth it.Have one to share?...

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  • When there’s a match in DoubleTake, you’ll see profile highlights to kick off a conversationNow when you match with someone on DoubleTake, we highlight parts of their profile you can connect over in a first message.We get it. Sending that first message can be tough. Do you talk about the weather? Compliment their profile? Just say “hey sup?” While everyone deserves a perfectly-worded-conversationa...

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  • Sorry, DoritoprincessXOWhat’s in a name?You see, DaddyzPrincess29*, we’re all born with names. Good, noble names our dear parents took weeks, perhaps months to choose — from Hannah to Jordan to Chloe. And what we’ve discovered, kinkyweedzz, is that those names are actually perfectly fine when it comes to connecting with people. So listen closely laidback___stu, because this applies to you — even i...

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  • Not only did the use of “woke” increase by 50%, but politics and social issues were also at the forefront of conversation this yearSure, December is a time for loving (or loathing) the holidays — but it’s also a time for reflection, looking back on the year that’s passed and asking yourself “what the hell?” Because let’s be real: 2017 was insane — and many of the things that made it insane, from c...

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  • Muralist Bill Rebholz depicts the emotional journey of dating in new OkCupid office muralFew would disagree that dating can be chaotic — which isn’t always a bad thing. That chaos could mean being in love. Or having an office crush. Or getting dumped. It’s everything. And while we at OkCupid try to help you have control and find people you really jive with, we’re not going to deny that you’re some...

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  • A guide to why we’re getting rid of open-messaging and how it worksYou’ve probably noticed some recent changes we’ve made to OkCupid. If you’ve been with OkCupid for a while now, you might feel like we’ve been making a lot of changes recently, which is true. After all, dating has been changing a lot. Some people write less now and can be less thoughtful and less patient. But the entire dating land...

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  • Our data shows that women who consider themselves feminist aren’t any more likely to want to pursue someone they’re interested inDating has always been about more than just dating — it’s a reflection of the larger cultural and political climate. So it’s no shock that today, potential dates’ views on politics and feminism are increasingly important to singles. More and more daters have begun to sel...

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  • You can now search for people based on interest on OkCupid Discovery, and we think that’s cool—so were giving away $500.Our latest feature Discovery is pretty cool. Not only does it show you nearby people who have intriguing answers to questions and sweet Instagram feeds—it also lets you search for profiles based on interests and passions.To celebrate, we want you to share *your* passions and inte...

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  • OkCupid Discovery lets users search thousands of interests to find their personDiscovery lets you search for the singles who are interested in the same things you are.Whether you meet someone in person or online, the first thing you notice is their face. If they have a nice face, you may be intrigued enough to strike up a conversation. But rarely do sparks fly till you discover a shared passion or...

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  • And even more have fantasized about itCuffing season. Meeting the parents. The “turkey drop.” While relationship trends are oft discussed during the holiday season, holiday hookup trends are largely unexplored — specifically those that are a result of the much-anticipated company holiday party. Pairing off at one of these festive events is such a Hollywood trope, but does it actually happen?One in...

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  • It reveals a lot more than their holiday cheerThere are the usual telltale signs people have told you about since you started dating: bad tippers are selfish lovers, how your date treats his mother is how he’ll treat you, dog owners are good with children. But as holiday decorations begin to grace every storefront and “The Holiday” plays on a loop on Bravo, we wondered what someone’s love (or loat...

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  • Pheromones are just one of several factors at hand.For as long as you’ve been old enough to date, you’ve likely been hearing a lot about pheromones pretty. The word “pheromone” is often used interchangeably with something like “self-produced love potion,” but all it actually means is a chemical produced by one animal that changes the behavior of another.81% of OkCupid members say that a potential ...

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  • If these risky dates go well, it could mean a beautiful futureDoing something non-traditional on a first date is big risk — and potentially disastrous. That being said, making a bold choice for date #1 could also mean an unforgettable memory that brings you close from the get-go, thereby launching a potential relationship.Feeling adventurous? Here are a few of our suggestions.SkydivingWhat better ...

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  • The oddest requests we’ve received and why they never happenedThe support team is always receiving unsolicited requests for new OkCupid features—and thus, they’re always evaluating whether or not these suggestions would actually be useful. When a request comes in, we ask ourselves: would it help people connect more easily, or would it actually do the opposite?Or is it just plain bananas?Here are a...

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  • Some people may use Halloween as an opportunity to display their subconscious, hidden selvesEveryone knows someone who’s been planning their Halloween costume since March, and everyone also knows someone who will throw something lazy together last-minute. The timing of this decision says something about a person (are you a planner, or do you prefer to live by the seat of your pants?), as does the ...

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  • Not all questions are created equalWe’re not shy about asking the hard questions at OkCupid — in fact, they play a big role in fueling our insanely sophisticated matching algorithm. After all, if you answer “no” to the question “Should the government defund Planned Parenthood?” wouldn’t you want your potential date to answer the same way?Because we’re always, well, questioning our questions, we lo...

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  • It’s probably just how you’d think, but here’s your guide on how it works — and why you need to like before messagingYou’ve probably seen a new button on profiles: the pass button. If you don’t like someone or don’t want to see them again for the foreseeable future, just press it. Ba-da-boom-ba-da-bing, they’re gone. You will no longer see that person on the search page. Passing in DoubleTake work...

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  • Paying homage to OkCupid couples who knew it was worth the waitAt OkCupid, we often receive delightful stories from couples who were living in the same town, possibly on the same street (and might have even gone to the same high school) — but never crossed paths — until they met each other on OkCupid.While we’re thrilled for all of those same-town OkCupid romances, we wanted to pay homage to the c...

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