Internet dating has evolved from asking a person of interest "A/S/L?" in an ISP's chat room to browsing dozens upon dozens of profiles at dedicated online dating services—Ok Cupid among them.Check out the gallery below to learn some of these seasoned digi-daters' most helpful tips on what Ok Cupid users should never do. Let us know in the comments section or tweet us at @Huff Post Tech.
The site uses algorithms to find digital matches for its 7 million users based on their answers to questions about themselves.But they also offer some of the most sophisticated features, profile matching, search tools and communication avenues available.Their live chat option is an excellent way to connect casually with other members with no strings attached.New to online dating or not happy with the dating site you’ve been using?With a growing number of online dating sites — and more and more people finding significant others online — it’s hard to know where to start.Ok Cupid gives you a short personality run down that describes your dating style after you answer a chunk of questions, but it isn't anywhere near as in-depth as Plenty of Fish's which offers a ton of highly accurate info, despite pressing you with fewer questions.Interface and Profiles Ok Cupid's left column houses most of its important goodies.”) to the exceptionally weird (“What are your opinions on Eugenics? The questions are picked at random from a list of tens of thousands.You have to answer 50 to begin with, so the site can build a picture of what you are.It seems that the world's more extreme sexual daters have found safety in the OKC numbers game and gathered in one place to pester each other. When you sign up to the site, as well as drafting the normal essay about how great you are and uploading four out of focus photographs from that period in 2006 when you were hot, you answer a raft of multiple choice questions.These range from the fairly ordinary (“Could you date a smoker?