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And no, preferring to date someone of a particular race isn't in itself racist."Beauty is a cultural idea as much as a physical one, and the standard is of course set by the dominant culture," Rudder writes.Most services offer digital messaging, while others provide additional services such as webcasts, online chat, telephone chat (VOIP), and message boards.Members can constrain their interactions to the online space, or they can arrange a date to meet in person.Most services also encourage members to add photos or videos to their profile.
One in every ten American adults has used an online dating site or a mobile dating app.If you're a black man or woman or Asian man, you're going to have a tougher time getting a date on OKCupid.Users of the popular dating site have a clear bias against certain races, according to a new blog post by OKCupid co-founder Christian Rudder.Online dating is also relatively popular among the college-educated, as well as among urban and suburban residents.
And 38% of Americans who are single and actively looking for a partner have used online dating at one point or another.A great diversity of online dating services currently exists.