In 2009, Okcupid conducted a study of the dating trends on their website.
The study revealed that non-black men found black women the least desirable amongst all of the racial groups while black men “showed little racial preference either way.” Research showed that all women tended to prefer men of their own race, yet still managed to “penalize” Asian and black men, making them the least desired racial group of men.
century phenomena that has gained popularity in the last decade.
While online dating has maintained a slight stigma, it has become normalized in the last few years.
What would this graph look like in a racially-balanced world?
Which is to say, it kept suggesting men who appear to be Arabs or Muslim.
My hope is that my friends let me play romantic roulette with their love lives because they think my job affords me some top-secret dating intel.
In reality, they probably just let me do it because of how much it fascinates me.
On the topic of online dating, race will always come up.
Numerous studies have shown that when it comes to online dating and even offline dating, race matters.