DailyDirt: Online Dating, FTW?

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Some folks look at online dating services as a tool for meeting like-minded people (with potentially romantic engagements). But as with almost anything on the internet, there are also people out there trying to game the system and figure out how the algorithms behind the date matching systems work. (Though, sometimes the process is a bit simpler.) Just to gear up for Valentine's Day later this week, here are just a few examples of people taking online dating to an extreme. If you'd like to read more awesome and interesting stuff, check out this unrelated (but not entirely random!) Techdirt post via StumbleUpon.
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Filed Under: algorithm, alli reed, chris mckinlay, dating, fake profiles, math, relationships, romance
Companies: baihe, eharmony, match.com, okcupid


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  1. identicon
    mica, 12 Feb 2014 @ 9:33am

    Re: Online Dating Forces Both Sexes to Overweight Pics

    people should have found the profile Allie made funny... it was for a cracked.com article. it was not a social science piece.

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