But the approach some employ when advertising them should be examined.
At an individual level, how someone fills in hir preferences and the way s/he engages (or refuses to engage) interested parties, tells that individual a lot about who s/he is.
But dating sites, at a cultural level, are incredibly revealing even before the first user signs up.
OK Cupid co-founder Christian Rudder once told NPR, “Black users, especially, there’s a bias against them.
Every kind of way you can measure their success on a site — how people rate them, how often they reply to their messages, how many messages they get — that’s all reduced.”More recently, talk of sexual racism has exploded within the gay community, and a number of men using apps like Grindr and Scruff have come forward to discuss the race-based profiles they encounter. Or anything but White.” Another states, “I love men from different cultures. I’m not racist.”Everyone has particular preferences when it comes to sexual partners.
If you don’t have enough jerks in your life, sign up for an online dating app.