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Dedicated to verified college students and alumni (via education database). Alumni cannot initiate or respond to contact or post status updates. Members only see intersection of what they are looking for and what other members are looking for. Free messaging and status posting for undergraduates (5 messages/day limit).On March 31, 2014 any user accessing Ok Cupid from Firefox was presented with a message asking users to boycott the internet browser due to Mozilla Corporation's new CEO Brendan Eich's support of Proposition 8.Users were asked instead to consider other browsers.Users who receive high ratings may be notified by email that they are in the "top half of Ok Cupid's most attractive users" and "will now see more attractive people in [their] match results".The email also reads "And, no, we didn't just send this email to everyone on Ok Cupid. Rudder updated the "Ok Trends" blog, which consists of "original research and insights from Ok Cupid," for the first time in three years in July 2014. ," the post discusses three experiments run by the website without the knowledge of users.
Ok Cupid was listed in Time magazine's 2007 Top 10 dating websites.
In 2001, they sold Spark Notes to Barnes & Noble, and began work on Ok Cupid.
Editorial posts from 2010 by an Ok Cupid founder in which and pay-dating were criticized for exploiting users and being "fundamentally broken" were removed from the Ok Cupid blog at the time of the acquisition.
The website added a bevy of nontraditional profile options for users to express their gender identity and sexuality in late 2014.
These options—which included asexual, genderfluid, pansexual, sapiosexual, and transgender categories—were added to make the website more inclusive.
Ok Cupid was initially owned by Humor Rainbow, Inc.