Cupid and dating service
Ok Cupid calls itself “the fastest-growing online dating site,” and they’ve got the numbers to back it up.
The site uses your responses – and a math-based matching system – to pair you with compatible dates, promising a high accuracy rate as long as you know what you want and are honest about it. Ok Cupid was founded by Chris Coyne, Sam Yagan, Max Krohn, and Christian Rudder, four men with impressive resumes.
These topics range from super basic (Do you believe in showering, can you perform simple math calculations, would you date a smoker, are you a homophobe) to super personal (Would you have an abortion, what's your greatest motivation in life, how long do your romantic relationships usually last, how open are you with your feelings...). This leaves you with a lot of sh*t to sort through. If anything, it nails home the fact that hitting on girls is really, really hard for some guys -- usually because they're trying too hard.
Like any shopping site worth its e-commerce salt, Ok C allows you to filter your results by SO MANY THINGS. l will call out this misfire, because he brought kittens into it and that's just not ok: Gross. The first is a 5' 10", forty-year-old who is not really my type (yay for hitting three of my rules!
Though height is capped at 6'4", which feels a little awkward -- almost as awkward as the "used up" body type option. According to Ok C, 153, 812 users are online right now. I brace myself for an onslaught of potential suitors. ), but he did work for both NPR and the BBC, does have a British accent, and did call my profile adorable....
In addition to Ok Cupid, Coyne oversaw the development of The and Spark Notes.com, two hugely popular websites that have received accolades from publications like The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and Newsweek.
Yagan was also involved with The Spark.com, as well as Meta Machine, Inc., Delias, Corp., and Barnes & Noble, Inc.