The dating experiment
The richness of our data further allows us to identify many determinants of same-race preferences.
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Complete strangers give up all control of their lives to be ruled by a mysterious diary, all in the hopes of finding true love, in a unique new reality romance series!
It’s not like people have been building these things for very long, or you can go look up a blueprint or something. Ok Cupid’s ten-year history has been the epitome of the old saying: two steps forward, one total fiasco.
We noticed recently that people didn’t like it when Facebook “experimented” with their news feed. But guess what, everybody: if you use the Internet, you’re the subject of hundreds of experiments at any given time, on every site. Here are a few of the more interesting experiments Ok Cupid has run.
The informal experiment led Roderique to a disheartening conclusion: "People aren't as open as perhaps they claim to be." Roderique joined CTV's Your Morning Wednesday, to share the details of her social experiment, which highlighted what she says are some of the underlying realities of the supposedly liberal-minded dating scene in Toronto.
"When you conduct interviews with people, they generally express that they are happy to date outside their race," she said.
Older subjects and more physically attractive subjects exhibit weaker same-race preferences.