OkCupid (sometimes abbreviated as OKC) is an American-based international operating free online dating, friendship, and social networking website that features member-created quizzes and multiple-choice questions.

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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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  • They answered. Then they explained.Everyone’s dating preferences vary. On OkCupid, we let you define yours by photos, profile, and questions—which range from “How important is it to you that your partner smell good?” to “Should the government defund Planned Parenthood?” Those questions (along with a few more things, plus lots of math) feed into our matching algorithm, which helps us show you peopl...

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  • We sat down for a Q&A with David Litt“Thanks, Obama: My Hopey Changey White House Years,” released today, marks David Litt’s debut into the book world. The memoir regales readers with stories of what it was like for Litt when, at 24, he became one of the youngest speechwriters in White House history, getting hired by Obama’s team in 2010. We, however, were more interested in the story of how he me...

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  • Brooklyn beer buddies toasted to craft booze, indie music and tipsy habits at OctFestOn September 9, thousands of beer buddies ironed their drinking pants, fled to the remote outer shores of Brooklyn’s Sunset Park and navigated through an industrial alley , all in the name of booze and music — indie booze and music, that is.Thousands turned out for OctFest, the first beer and music festival from O...

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  • We’re matching every dollar donated up to $50k—because what’s important to you is important to usMore than 1 in 4 people in the US have visited a Planned Parenthood facility for affordable health services.Earlier today, we launched the Planned Parenthood Badge to make it easier for supporters of the non-profit to connect. Every OkCupid member who has publicly responded “no” to the question “Should...

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  • A shared cause is sexy — we partnered with Planned Parenthood so you can connect with other daters who support the non-profitOver 80% of OkCupid members do not think Planned Parenthood should be defunded.Today, we’re introducing a Planned Parenthood Badge to help our members connect over what’s important to them. The badge will read “#IStandWithPP” and will be prominently displayed on the profile ...

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  • Step 1: Be at OctFest. Step 2: Visit our booth Step 3: Take a photoWhat good is beer without a buddy to enjoy it with? In the spirit of beer buddies, OkCupid will be giving away a $100 gift card at Octfest happening Saturday September 9 at The Brooklyn Hangar. Here’s how to enter:1. Follow @okcupid on Instagram.2. Post a photo of your OkCupid Beerfest polaroid on Instagram between 12:01 PM EST on ...

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  • How Attractive are Students at Online Colleges?It’s easy enough to tell how attractive your peers are when you meet face-to-face — but we uncovered the attractiveness level of online students as wellBack in 2015, we took the U.S. News & World Report’s annual ranking of the best universities and colleges, did a little of our data magic, and discovered some interesting facts; for example, Yale is th...

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  • According those who who know best: daters and the bartenders who serve them.Fact: 50,000 people are asked out to drinks on OkCupid every week. That means thousands of dates are happening today over one of the big four: beer, wine, cocktails and coffee.Sure, we’ve learned a few drink-related things from our OkCupid data. For example, if you like the taste of beer, you’re 60% more likely to have sex...

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  • Win up to 4 tickets to Oct Fest for you and your beer buddies.Beer and dating go together like…..beer and dating.That’s why we’re giving away sets of 4 tickets per entry to Oct Fest — Brooklyn’s premiere craft beer and music festival happening at The Brooklyn Hangar on Saturday September 9th from 1:00 PM to 9:00 PM.Not only will you get to try beers from 40 breweries and enjoy music from six bands...

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  • Oysters and dark chocolate aside, what else puts people in the mood?Common aphrodisiacs and turn-on techniques aren’t hard to name: oysters, dark chocolate, sensual massages by candlelight to the sweet songs of Kenny Loggins.But in a world with so many unique, beautiful people who don’t necessarily get off from eating giant sea boogers, there must be more nifty ways to get turned on, and turn some...

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  • Our easy decision to ban white supremacist Christopher CantwellYesterday, members of the OkCupid community alerted us that white supremacist Christopher Cantwell was on OkCupid. We banned him within 10 minutes. We make a lot of tough decisions every day. This was not one of them.All people are created equal with inalienable rights. This human truth was self-evident when the US constitution was wri...

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  • Because we’re all busy, busy peopleExisting as a functional adult is hard.If you’re part of the 64% of OkCupid members who work full-time, and you also value getting a reasonable night’s sleep (say, eight hours), plus you get your daily 30 minutes of recommended exercise, that leaves you only a few hours to yourself. And even less time for dating.64% of OkCupid members work full time (10% work par...

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  • We’re launching an OkCupid Member Pledge to remind our community of dating etiquetteToday we’re introducing a new OkCupid Member Pledge. Now, before our members can interact with the OkCupid community across the site and on the latest version of our app, they must first agree not to send any harassing or unwanted, sexually explicit messages. It may seem simple, but we’re the first dating app to in...

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  • After a positive beta test, we’ve decided to remove visitors — here’s whyWe’ve removed visitors because likes and messages are the truest indicators of interest.We want to provide our members with the best experience possible. That’s why we’re always working to release innovative features (like our brand-new photo commenting), and improve existing ones. So this week, we removed visitors from all a...

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  • We do things a little differently than other dating apps. Here’s why.Compared to other dating apps, OkCupid believes that your individuality (as opposed to just a photo and sentence) should be front and center.We get it. There are lots of dating apps out there that do fun things, like giving you photo filters with cocktail stickers or an endless pool of random people to swipe through. Okay, we’re ...

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  • For getting high on loveIt’s no secret that weed is becoming more of an acceptable social activity. Plus, with shows like High Maintenance and Broad City and fancy weed dinners popping up, weed is finally getting some mainstream love.According to OkCupid data, nearly 33% of OkCupid users said that their ideal partner is someone who smokes weed regularly, while over 56% are looking for someone who ...

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  • Millennials have done a lot to change traditional gender roles, but going Dutch is still up for debate.Undressed is a column about gender, social norms, dating rules and what happens when we break them. Read the last Undressed here.When I started dating my very first boyfriend as a sophomore in high school, I was adamant that I pay for my own meals. He was adamant that I didn’t. This became such a...

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  • When it’s not you AND it’s not them — turns out that where we live has a huge impact on our dating journey.Undressed is a column about gender, social norms, dating rules and what happens when we break them. Read the last Undressed here.Sometimes I forget that the way I date here in New York City is unique. NYC is the most densely populated city in the US. Here, career-focused daters work long hour...

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  • Author Katie Heaney breaks down the “3 date rule” tabooEveryone’s heard the rule: don’t sleep with someone new until the third date. Whether it was a TV show, a friend who serves as your dating guru, or the morning radio talk show host you listen to (despite not really liking them), someone, at some point, has drilled this rule into your head.While almost everyone seems to know this rule, those wh...

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  • Meeting on OkCupid improves your chances more than any other dating app — just sayin’There’s many an article on the difficulty of securing a spot in the coveted wedding section of The New York Times. Besides published requirements, such as partners’ eyebrows being on the same level in photos, there are also some not-exactly-stated (and yet obvious) patterns that make it clear not just any newlywed...

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  • Enter our Instagram contest for a chance to win VIP passes to Pitchfork Music Festival, happening in Chicago July 14–16.We’re music heads over at OkCupid.From curating playlists to writing stories about music and romance, we’re always incorporating good tunes into the OkCupid experience — which is why we’re giving away 2 VIP passes to Pitchfork Music Festival, happening at Chicago’s Union Park fro...

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  • OkCupid’s Bernadette Libonate sat down with the author, activist (and so much more) for a little Q&A — that skipped the small talkWe here at OkCupid have an ongoing love affair with Dan Savage, the well-known voice behind Savage Love whose resume includes author, journalist, and — most importantly — activist for the LGBTQ community. Many of us are listeners of his podcasts, and his (sometimes pola...

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