The site supports multiple modes of communication, including instant messages and emails.
Ok Cupid was listed in Time magazine's 2007 Top 10 dating websites.
The website was acquired by IAC’s division in 2011.
Writing an online dating profile comes with easy and hard steps. This may seem obvious, but a recent study posted on e Harmony, which analyzed 12,000 online dating profiles, confirmed that both men and women chose “funny” as a characteristic they are looking for in a partner, ranking it sixth out of a list of 10 enticing words. Got some Pablo Neruda quotes you’ve been keeping on your intentions board? That same e Harmony study also revealed that you should describe the kind of person you are, but only using certain “attractive” words.In 2001, they sold Spark Notes to Barnes & Noble, and began work on Ok Cupid.Editorial posts from 2010 by an Ok Cupid founder in which and pay-dating were criticized for exploiting users and being "fundamentally broken" were removed from the Ok Cupid blog at the time of the acquisition.if you use the Internet, you're the subject of hundreds of experiments at any given time, on every site.That's how websites work." In May 2016, a team of Danish researchers have made publicly available the "Ok Cupid dataset" project, containing (as of May 2016) 2,620 variables describing 68,371 users on Ok Cupid for research purposes (e.g., for psychologists investigating the social psychology of dating).Any adult may join the site and all users may communicate with others via private messages or an instant messaging "chat" function.