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Removal of "Why You Should Never Pay For Online Dating" blog entry[edit]

After Match.com acquisition, OkCupid removed "Why You Should Never Pay For Online Dating" blog entry that highly criticizes paying for online dating with supportive statistics and graphs. Still available on Google cache: http://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search?q=cache:9OtAvuobLwgJ:www.okcupid.com/z/yf2 —Preceding unsigned comment added by 69.106.248.65 (talk) 21:28, 9 February 2011 (UTC)

The link above no longer works, but numerous other sites have cached the blog entry. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 96.240.166.61 (talk) 11:54, 7 December 2013 (UTC)

Removed uncited material[edit]

I've removed the following from the article as uncited:

Common complaints

One major common complaint by users of the site is being deleted with no apparent reason. When users tried to sign back into their account a fake message saying "We sorry, we're having technical difficulties, please try later". When in fact their account has been deleted and their IP address blocked. Many users reach out to the company through emails and get no response and no reason why their account has been deleted.[citation needed]

-- The Anome (talk) 15:49, 8 June 2012 (UTC)

This is actually true. The deletions do appear to be random. (The majority of deletions stem from forum "feuds.") There are literally hundreds of complaints on Reddit and other websites about this. I'd add it back and cite it, but I'm not sure if Reddit constitutes a good source for Wikipedia. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 96.240.166.61 (talk) 11:51, 7 December 2013 (UTC)

Criticism regarding flagmods[edit]

The criticism section seems to be written by someone who is closely involved with flagmodding, or who is being very specific for any other reason while using weasel words and not providing any references. The section needs to be reviewed, cleaned up, or removed altogether. --87.212.167.60 (talk) 04:50, 31 July 2014 (UTC)