To do this, he studied how people rated potential dates in Quick Match, a feature that shows you profiles one at a time and asks you to rate them on a scale of one to five or skip them.Asian men, black men and black women got the worst ratings, while Asian women and Latina women fared the best."Beauty is a cultural idea as much as a physical one, and the standard is of course set by the dominant culture," Rudder writes.
Whether you’re mining the Web for a mate, longing a long-term relationship or just hunting for a quick hook-up, there’s certain to be an app to match.
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It has been said that the United Kingdom has the highest rate of interracial relationships — ten times that of the European average.
We decided to put this theory to the test and analyzed over 1.8 million online dating interactions in the UK to discover the likelihood of users to contact other users based on race. It’s apparent that online daters in the UK prefer to date outside of their own ethnicity.
Only a small section of Tinder’s user base are using this app alone to get their online dating fix.
At this point, it seems like many of us could use an app just to manage all of our dating apps.
But fake profiles abound, sexual predators use the sites, and some common online dating behavior—like meeting alone after scant acquaintance, sharing personal information, and using geolocation—puts users at risk.
Dating companies are being pushed to better protect users, but some seem reluctant to do more— or even to talk about whether there’s a problem.
John Leech thinks the situation is new, and dangerous.
A local council member in Manchester, in the north of England, Leech this year launched a campaign to make online dating companies commit to keeping their users safer.
It’s a similarly modest story when we look at location-based dating apps in general, with only 6% active on them.