The data show that white men and Asian women receive the most interest, whereas black men and women receive the least amount of interest (see headline photo for the complex picture of racial preference by gender).The writers at Quartz summarize the findings as follows: Unfortunately the data reveal winners and losers.We looked at race in one of our very first posts, and today I’d like to revisit the topic with fresh data.This article folds in millions of person-to-person interactions, what one human being thinks of another. Ok Cupid’s gives you The values in these tables are “preference vs.Move one square to the left, and you see that they think Latinos are 1% above average, and so on.The color is there to make the big trends easy to see. Ok Cupid users are certainly no more open-minded than they used to be. Here are the numbers for 2009 till now — view each graph below to move through time.
To do this, he studied how people rated potential dates in Quick Match, a feature that shows you profiles one at a time and asks you to rate them on a scale of one to five or skip them.These numbers reflect different people year-to-year. Together the charts fold in data from some 25 million accounts.One interesting thing is to compare what you see above with what those same users have And yet the underlying behavior has stayed the same.Quartz, a business and marketing website, recently released data on the Facebook dating app Are You Interested (AYI), which connects singles within the confines of their direct and indirect Facebook networks.Quartz' data are based on a series of yes or no questions about who users are interested in, as well as response rates between users, once notified of a potential suitor.