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As such, I still doubt it'll be easy to make the money back by pushing them off Ok Cupid.The other side of this is they could be buying OKCupid's matching algorithms.But not absurdly low enough to ring his alarm bells and check his reasoning for mistakes, apparently.I like the okcupid blog, but that one paragraph was pretty bad. This post is now getting huge amounts of viral attention from people, and they subtly beat down the competition that just paid them million.My prediction is that they'll take away some of the existing features and make them "Premium" features while adding a few of their own to the "Premium" option. Edit: Alright, if they somehow convince about 10% of Ok Cupid's users (350,000) to subscribe for Match.com, they WOULD make the money back.This is just based on the revenue figures for on Wikipedia, though - I'm not sure what it's based on.
They're probably going to keep it free, and so with ad revenue (it doesn't exactly have as many ads as, say, Facebook) I'm guessing the site would "only" make a few million a year (after paying for the servers and so on).
It just sounds so forced, like he was told not to say something bad about the new owners. claims causality in 6 marriages/day, the writer assumes that this means 12 members of get married every day iirc.
Then he compares this with the average for the single population at large, and concludes that this is absurdly low.
Since an okcupid profile costs nothing after the initial time invested in creating your profile, there's no cost in ignoring it.
On a pay site, on the other hand, you could expect more active people looking to date.