Rudder analyzed the data from a one-week period in January and used a simple methodology: finding the users who receive the most messages from potential suitors.
The four people selected wouldn’t necessarily claim to be the wealthiest, most stunning or successful singles, but, out of 400,000 annual citywide users on the site, they were among the top five in their respective categories and, perhaps less scientifically, were the four who were also willing to be interviewed for a story.
“I get so many of those …” I would swim the Amazon upstream with an airtank filled with Rosie O’Donnell’s queefs … “Seventy percent of the messages are straight-up blunt, vulgar shit. you need to not approach it that way.” On the free online-dating site OKCupid, Lauren is known as nebulaeandstuff: 23. I found her after a conversation with OKCupid co-founder Christian Rudder, who famously crunched the site’s user data on the blog OKTrends and sold a book based on it, Dataclysm, for seven figures.
he’s from South Dakota,” Lauren says, turning off her phone, which will ping with a dozen new queries before the waiter brings the check. Lauren receives around three dozen emails a day; in the last seven months, she’s received five-star ratings, the highest possible rating, from nearly 8,000 men.
That same study put the median age for first marriage at 27 for women and 29 for men; the median age of a Booth student is 27.8.
Given those numbers, it’s not surprising that an informal look at alumni data finds well over a thousand current couples who either met at Booth, came to Booth as a couple, or followed one another as students.
We found a free dating site created exclusively for singles with psoriatic disease called Psoriasis Singles."It's not like a random bar where you don't know who's single and such," said member David Yoslov. Question: "And how long have you guys known each other for? Social Concierge says it now has 600 members in the city, but it wants to expand to 1,000 by the end of the year, and hold weekly events."Me personally I'm just looking to talk to good people," said member Serge Joseph who traveled from Long Island. "Swiping is not fun and ultimately I want to talk to people, I want to meet people, I want to meet interesting people," said member Rebecca Frisch, who added she believes she found that here.Many members we spoke to at this party at The Park said they felt so comfortable with the service, they came alone."I feel like strangers are just friends who haven't met yet," said member Marcelline Block.