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Obviously, theres more to aesthetic appearance than just race, but that is going to be the first thing that someone notices when they look at a picture.
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It turns out that if you're a 24-year-old whose only line on their resume says CEO, you are totally unemployable.

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I get to be the nosiest friend or acquaintance that anyone has because it's - my job is to ask you about your dating life all the time.

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I have never written a line of commercial code in my life. Nor should I.

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I don't have the looks to compete at a bar, and I'm not that funny. So the last thing I want is to be in a situation where that's what I'm competing on. I'd rather be on OkCupid or Match, where I can write a 300-word essay about myself that's really good.

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I run all the brands like cousins. You want your cousins to do well, but you want to do better. All of our brands want to win, but we certainly want to fight fair and coordinate as much as we can behind the scenes. But to the consumer, we want to offer the broadest, most competitive set of products that we can.

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I think for marketplace businesses, and when you think about online dating, it's not a social network. It's not a place where you go to talk to people you already know; it's a place you go to interact with someone you've never met before.

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Obviously, there's more to aesthetic appearance than just race, but that is going to be the first thing that someone notices when they look at a picture.

— Sam Yagan

OkCupid has users from 18 to 80 on the site. And we get to observe all of their actions. We get to watch how they use the site, how they interact with other people.

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One thing that we learned that we published on our blog post is that uniformly, men lie about their height by almost exactly two inches. So if you look at a plot of census bureau data on the distribution of men's heights in the U.S. and you plot men's heights on OKCupid, it is exactly shifted two inches to the left.

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The first time you meet someone, the conversation is sort of on life support. You're just trying to live another moment in the life of the conversation.

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We did some research that showed that the very first word of your message that you send a girl - when we looked at men sending messages to women - the very first word can have a tremendous ... can have a very accurate prediction of whether you're going to get a reply.

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We sold OkCupid to Match in January of 2011. In September of 2012, I became CEO of all of Match, which is the operating segment of IAC that contains all of the dating properties.

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