OKCupid will start making people use their real names. The dating website will start to phase out usernames by the end of the year.
Life & Style December 23, 2017
You might have heard of the Cloudflare leak and you might be worried if you're affected by Cloudbleed. Here are the details you need to know.
Security February 25, 2017
OkCupid announces new features on its dating app. The company replaces its Quickmatch feature with ‘DoubleTake,’ and adds more to its question-and-answer portion.
Apps/Software February 15, 2017
OkCupid has filed a DMCA claim against the dataset uploaded online containing leaked information of 70,000 user profiles. The data has since been taken down, with the researchers behind the act still claiming that they did nothing wrong.
Internet May 18, 2016
Researchers have dumped barrelfuls of information about OkCupid users onto the Internet. The data contain user names, backgrounds, preferences and much more.
Internet May 15, 2016
Danish researchers published data from 70,000 OkCupid profiles on the Open Science Framework. The indiscretion poses questions about the nature of anonymity, and is frowned upon by dating site officials and the university where the three students are enrolled.
Internet May 14, 2016
Singles can try online dating services to find a suitable valentine. Bumble, OKCupid, Coffee Meets Bagel (CMB) are some of the alternatives to dating app Tinder.
Apps/Software February 13, 2016
Want to increase your luck in finding a good match from online dating? Research shows that users of popular dating apps such as Tinder and OKCupid are at their most active best during the peak hours of the evening.
Society January 28, 2016
Match Group Inc. has filed for the IPO of common stock with U.S. regulators.. The company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of InterActiveCorp, is looking to raise funds of at least $100 million.
Apps/Software October 17, 2015
IBM has release a study suggesting that perhaps mobile dating apps aren't as secure as they should be. In fact, a whopping 60 percent of dating apps have security flaws of either medium or high severity.
Apps/Software February 12, 2015
Is your smartphone the only thing you share a special relationship with? You might as well take advantage of it to get you a date for Valentine’s Day.
Apps/Software January 31, 2015
Facebook and OKCupid may have violated certain laws in Maryland. Both were charged with conducting human research that is not only unethical but is also illegal.
Internet September 26, 2014
Christian Rudder, the co-founder and president of the online dating site OkCupid released the new book "Dataclysm" on Sept. 9. What can the mass of personal data we leave online tell us about ourselves?
Internet Culture September 10, 2014
OKCupid CEO Christian Rudder admitted that the website carried out experiments on its users, which brings to mind Facebook's similar experiments that are now mired in controversy.
Business Tech July 31, 2014
OkCupid admitted to playing games with and misleading users in social experiments that purportedly were designed to improve the dating site's algorithms and help in understanding human nature. The mislead users and some third-party observers were less than thrilled.
Internet July 30, 2014
OKCupid has come clean about performing experiments on its users. However, instead of expressing regret, it is telling people that being a lab rat is part of the reality of using the Internet.
Business Tech July 30, 2014
Online dating and matchmaking site OkCupid has admitted to administering social engineering tests on unwitting users. Although some of the tests were innocuous, the company states it is not easing back on experiments any time soon.
Business Tech July 29, 2014
The hot seat is getting hotter for Eich as OkCupid steps forward to protest his past decisions.
Apps/Software April 2, 2014
Online dating site OkCupid is actively attempting to hit Mozilla where it hurts by telling its members to use any browser except Firefox to access the site. This is in response to Eich's donation to a pro-Prop 8 group in 2008.
Business April 1, 2014