A-List users also receive larger message storage (up to 5000 messages), advanced search features, custom ordered search results, special identification in search results, and the ability to change usernames without creating a new account.
Yagan was also involved with The Spark.com, as well as Meta Machine, Inc., Delias, Corp., and Barnes & Noble, Inc.
Krohn and Rudder were responsible for two of the most important parts of Ok Cupid:the OK Web Server and the Ok Trends blog. Ok creates a unique dating environment by putting heavy emphases on member participation.
Ok Cupid also encourages user interaction via quirky tests, like “The Personality Defect Test,” “The Nerd? Getting started with Ok Cupid is free and easy, though paying for the site has its perks.
Unpaid users see advertisements on the site, while paid users – known as the “A-List” – enjoy an ad-free experience.
Users can choose to make their profile viewable only to other Ok Cupid members who are signed in, and to block or hide users they don’t want to see or contact.