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The polyamorous profile-linking setting is not yet coming to Tinder or Match.com, the other sites owned by Ok Cupid parent company Match Group, according to Almendares.
Though specialized dating sites for polyamorous people exist, this appears to be the first instance of a mainstream online-dating platform allowing two users to search for sexual partners together, as a unit.
Forty-two percent would consider dating someone already involved in an open or polyamorous relationship.
Both numbers represent increases of 8 percentage points from five years ago.
The number of people who say they are solely committed to monogamy, meanwhile, has fallen to a minority of all users, 44 percent, down from 56 percent in 2010.“It seems that now people are more open to polyamory as a concept,” said Jimena Almendares, Ok Cupid’s chief product officer.
Estimates vary, but surveys suggest that roughly 4 to 5 percent of Americans are polyamorous.
Polyamorous people have long used dating apps and sites by either spelling out their arrangement in their profile bios or by creating their profile as a couple.
However, Almendares says, that created confusion for people looking to join polyamorous arrangements.
By far, the biggest challenge the respondents encountered was meeting quality men.
The poly-couple profile could only select one gender, for example, and its profile photo would feature two people.
“As a user, when you land on that profile, you wouldn’t know what you’re seeing,” she said.
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