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And how they go about making those matches can be very different. D., is a professor at the Harvard Business School who was on the scientific advisory board of Ok Cupid.“They are all matching on obvious stuff, like age range," he says, "but they vary a good amount on how they consider other factors that might affect compatibility.”Sound vague? Online dating companies keep their proprietary algorithms closely guarded.
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