We thought of a few directions the research might go if anyone was interested in doing
more with this subject.
The Pew data contained information on what people had gotten out of dating: were they in
a long-term relationship, were they married? We could compare how online daters get into
relationships versus traditional daters.
- Drill down on dating outcomes.
We probably had enough information to create an example of the type of profile you are likely
to see on OkCupid. They might not spell all their words correctly or tell you how much
they make each year, but they would have heart.
- Create typical profile for OKCupid
The Pew Data contained information on which state each respondent was from. To minimize
regional bias, we could compare California data from OkCupid to California data from the
- Compare California Apples to Apples