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I was at a party when I spied “Dataclysm,” a number-crunching book written by Ok Cupid Co-Founder Christian Rudder, on an end table. It’s definitely made me think twice about who I respond to online.” OK, first of all, isn’t racist — the book’s data reveals certain racial biases in online attractiveness (measured by likes and response rates), but online dating isn’t at fault for user behavior.Now, I try to avoid talking about dating industry trends in my real life, but I love this book, so I couldn’t help but ask the party’s host what she thought of its many stats. Racial attitudes influence online dating in fundamental ways, and learning more about those patterns can help individuals be more conscious of their choices and feel more open to dating people of all races.Black women showed the most interest in black men, while women of other races heavily preferred white men.Black women seem most drawn to date prospects of their own race — even though black men have a low interest rating of 16.5% to black women.
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