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OkCupid Wants Everyone to Use Real Names and Users are Pissed

The change could make people more vulnerable to harassment and doxxing.
Samantha Cole
12.22.17
Canada

How to Ask Dating Apps and Fitness Trackers For Your Personal Data (in Canada)

Canada's superior privacy laws are a good reminder of where the US falls short.
Matthew Braga
6.21.16
Denmark

Danish Authorities Investigate OkCupid Data Dump

The country's Data Protection Authority launched an investigation into students' publication of nearly 70,000 OkCupid users' personal information.
Joseph Cox
5.31.16
OkCupid

OkCupid 'Research' That Exposed 70k Users Removed After Copyright Claim

Open Science Framework has removed the data set that was scraped from the dating site.
Joseph Cox
5.17.16
Denmark

70,000 OkCupid Users Just Had Their Data Published

Just because data is sort-of public, doesn't mean that it's ethical to collect en masse.
Joseph Cox
5.12.16
Interviews

The High Priestesses of the Post-Internet on Dating Apps and the NSA

Holly Herndon and Jennifer Walshe think the internet is messy because people are messy.
Jordan Pearson
12.11.15
Facebook

Why Does Facebook Keep Suggesting You Friend Your Tinder Matches?

Many people report seeing their Tinder matches in the site’s ‘People You May Know’ section.
Kari Paul
10.12.15
Photos

'We Met on the Internet' Explores the Crazy Ways Couples Found Each Other

A Google image search, a Zelda fanfiction site, AOL chat, the Craigslist 'free stuff' section.
Jason Koebler
10.5.15
Tinder

Horny Nerds Used Artificial Intelligence to Stop Seeing Tattooed Women on Tinder

Professor Frink was not involved.
Jordan Pearson
9.2.15
Sex

​OkCupid Is Crowdsourcing a Dictionary for Its Expanded Gender Identity Options

The dating service is allowing users to explain their own identities in its new crowd-sourced online dictionary.
Kari Paul
6.27.15
Sex Ed Week

This Scientific Paper on How to Win at Online Dating Is Bleak

Let science be your wingman.
Victoria Turk
2.13.15
Power

Silk Road Trial: Here Is Ross Ulbricht's OKCupid Profile

Ross Ulbricht, who was looking for "great startup ideas," sounds totally dateable.
Jason Koebler
1.28.15
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