Chris Blattman

Graph of the day: What does your smart phone say about much sex you have had?


From OK Cupid:

We crossed all kinds of user behaviors with the camera models and found we had data on the number of sexual partners for 9,785 people with smart phones. We dropped what we found into Excel, and voila.

Yes, there is massive sampling and selection bias. But we all know it’s true.

h/t nsippets


32 Responses

  1. My impression is that the median number of lifetime sexual partners in the US is around 5. Is that selection bias, or do smartphone users spend lots of time on OKCupid?

  2. 1) not clear that “# partners” and “how much sex you have had” are positively correlated – I can imagine the reverse…
    2) if I have a blackberry and an android, is it additive? :)

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