Online dating and matchmaking system
With this in mind, the site has a feature called GIVE where members can recommend Bagels they think are good for their friends."The mutual connection rate on the GIVE Bagels are 30% higher than our own algorithm's," she added."We keep refining our algorithms, which takes so much into account when matching people up," Amarnath Thombre, president of told In addition to asking each member anywhere from 15 to 100 questions, the company weeds through the essays they fill out about what they want and gives points to each user based on each parameter in the system — from education and the vocabulary they use, to hair color and religion.People with a similar amount of points, which are weighted on certain areas, have a greater chance of being compatible.Matchmaking companies are devoted to finding suitable romantic partners for their customers.
Through research, the company discovered that in addition to religious background and education, social context is ranked high for many daters.
It factors a few key patterns from general user behavior on the site too, such as how the average person is more likely to message someone of a similar or higher education level.
But characteristics such as political affiliation are much less important for How About We users.
Joann and Steve Ward operate the service, which serves clients in all 50 states.
Find out more Since its founding in 1991, It's Just Lunch has arranged over 2 million first dates around the world.