Can dating websites predict your soulmate?


  • TECH
  • Wednesday, 06 Sep 2017

Couple sending pictures from one smart phone to another

Although dating websites might claim they can predict attraction between two people, and as much as we might want them to be right, a new study suggests that unravelling the mystery of real-life attraction cannot be done by a computer. 

Led by Samantha Joel from the University of Utah, the study set out to see if a computer could predict attraction before real-life meetings, including who we will desire online, who will be desirable to others online, and how much desire and attraction there will be between two specific people. 

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