Yagan was also involved with The Spark.com, as well as Meta Machine, Inc., Delias, Corp., and Barnes & Noble, Inc.
Krohn and Rudder were responsible for two of the most important parts of Ok Cupid:the OK Web Server and the Ok Trends blog. Ok creates a unique dating environment by putting heavy emphases on member participation.
) is an American-based international operating online dating, friendship, and social networking website that features member-created quizzes and multiple-choice questions.
It is supported by advertisements and paying users who do not see ads.
The site uses your responses – and a math-based matching system – to pair you with compatible dates, promising a high accuracy rate as long as you know what you want and are honest about it. Ok Cupid was founded by Chris Coyne, Sam Yagan, Max Krohn, and Christian Rudder, four men with impressive resumes.
In addition to Ok Cupid, Coyne oversaw the development of The and Spark Notes.com, two hugely popular websites that have received accolades from publications like The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and Newsweek.
The popularity of Spark Match took off and it was launched as its own site, later renamed Ok Cupid.
The site as an absolute hive of polyamorous kinksters, furries and other assorted people at the odd end of the dating site pool.
The more questions you answer, the smarter Ok Cupid gets at recommending matches for you.
When viewing another user’s profile, click the “The Two Of Us” tab to compare your match question answers to their answers. If they didn’t give an answer you were looking for, their answer appears in pink.
There are many users using OKC world-wide which means that there are many people to contact on a daily basis.
Wish list: more transparent algorithm, return to client-authored-questions, being able to see a full list of matches as it appears that only a subset is shown at any one time (I believe this limitation is only in part due to some users wishing to only be displayed in match results while online).