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While companies like e Harmony still assert they have a “scientific approach” to helping people fall in love, some dating sites are starting to acknowledge that the only thing that matters when matching lovers is someone’s picture.Earlier this year, OKCupid examined its data and found that a person’s profile picture is, said a post on its Oktrends blog, “worth that fabled thousand words, but your actual words are worth...
No discussion of your favorite hiking trail, star sign or sexual proclivities.
“For to apiece, the computer-pairers promise to come up with the names — and addresses or telephone numbers — of 3 to 14, or even 100, ideal mates-dates,” noted a 1966 article in The Toledo Blade, describing a Tinder-like predecessor called, “Pick ‘em cuter by computer.”Yet since those days, while computers have become incalculably smarter, the ability of machines and algorithms to match people has remained just as clueless in the view of independent scientists.“We, as a scientific community, do not believe that these algorithms work,” said Eli J.
Finkel, an associate professor of social psychology at Northwestern University.
(Of course, these companies disagree.)“When was the last time you walked into a bar and someone said, ‘Excuse me, can you fill out this form and we’ll match you up with people here?
’ ” said Sean Rad, co-founder and chief executive of Tinder, referring to the questionnaires on most dating sites.
Yes/No; Free basic profile members can still see photos, edit profiles, search, use discussion board.