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The study found that users who saw more positive content would post more positive updates, and users who saw more negative content would end up posting more negative updates.The study was attempting to determine whether or not emotional states could be transmitted without face-to face interaction.OKCupid admitted that it has been experimenting on its users by manipulating information on its site in a series of tests, The New York Times reported.The dating site published the results of three experiments on Monday in a post on its OKTrends blog.
I shied away at first, but then I figured: What's the harm in going on a few dates?
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I feared my shred-bilities wouldn't be enough to keep up with my prospective matches.
I would probably never see someone that the site said was a 30 percent match when we were actually 90 percent, so that is not cool, really."Rudder told the Times that the tests were designed to improve the site, and help users get the most from it."We told users something that wasn't true.
I'm definitely not hiding from that fact," said Rudder.The test also found that users' actual profile text only contributed about 10 percent to their total profile rating."Your picture is worth that fabled thousand words, but your actual words are worth ... In the final test, users were told they had high compatibility with other users, when in fact there was a low compatibility, based on a formula created by the company.