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It does not compute "no ethnic preference" as wanting a diverse preference.
So how does the algorithm find the rest of these dudes? ”Anecdotally, other friends and colleagues who have used the app all had a similiar experience: white and Asian women who had no preference were shown mostly Asian men; latino men were shown only latina women.
All agreed that this racial siloing was not what they were hoping for in potential matches. Yet Coffee Meets Bagel argues that they actually are hoping for racial matches — even if they don’t know it.
This is where things start to feel, well, a little racist.
Or at the very least, that it is exposing a subtle racism.“Through millions of match data, what we found is that when it comes to dating, what people say they want is often very different from what they actually want,” Dawoon Kang, one of the three sisters who founded the app explained in an email to Buzz Feed News.
I know that distinction may seem silly, but it's how the algorithm works currently.