Online dating different races
And the actual content of the messages wasn't included in the data, so there's no guarantee the reply wasn't "LOOLOL IN UR DREAMS." But online dating provides a new vantage point from which to examine interracial dating preferences, since the dating pool is virtually unlimited.
With traditional dating networks, scholars have found it hard to qualify how much of self-segregation in the dating pool has to do with internal prejudice, versus structural issues in an already-segregated society.
Another person I know is Black but has self-identified as mixed-race on Grindr because he gets little attention when he identifies himself as Black.How racist are Americans when it comes to selecting a mate? He only included heterosexual interactions between users who self-identified with the site's five largest racial categories: Black, White, Asian (East Asian), Hispanic/Latino and Indian.