The visitor section, which kept track of visitors to your profile and also profiles that recently browsed, is gone.
In a blog post, Ok Cupid claimed that “a positive beta test” is what led to the removal of the visitors section.
And just today, Ok Cupid introduced what it’s calling a “Member Pledge” that users must agree to before sending messages with the app or website.
Members of the service “must first agree not to send any harassing or unwanted, sexually explicit messages” before engaging with other people. “If you wouldn’t say something to a person you just met at a bar, you shouldn’t be saying it online,” said company CEO Elie Seidman.
Either online dating was bullsh** or I was missing something. Then, all of a sudden — Synergy, in general, may be defined as two or more things working together to produce a kick-ass result not independently obtainable.
I started experimenting with each part of my online dating, starting with my username, my photos, profile and last the emails. It’s just common sense when you think about it, I mean…
If you email her, she’ll first see your username, photo and subject line of your email. What girl in her right mind would want to date a guy with a username like this: Note: Bad usernames are typical.
(She shakes her head and rolls her eyes in disappointment) I wouldn’t even look at his profile.
If you want step-by-step info about how to use online dating to grow your dating life far beyond what it is now, read and apply.
) • Create Your Own Username • Step 1: Brainstorming Keywords • Step 2: Combining Keywords Into Usernames • The Username Worksheet • What’s Next?
But I guess I can just block.” That concern — of being unable to realize when someone is frequenting your profile to an alarming extent — carries over to the comments on Ok Cupid’s blog post from yesterday.
But the most resounding and vehement response from customers is that this is just a thinly-disguised money grab.