EHarmony's users rank humor as highly as things like loyalty, they want in a partner and yet no one knows what that means — no one's ever matched on it," Langston told CNBC.
Lately, the company is conducting research to find out how that plays into comparability. "Since we know everyone's humor type, we are able to see if people who have similar senses of humor are more likely to be attracted to each other and if so, how much similarity is necessary,'" said Langston.
Though scoring high on an appreciation of "surreal humor," it did not make people more attractive.
Topical: pertaining to current events, often satirical Observational finding: the humor in everyday situations.
Bodily: Includes toilet humor, involving bodily functions, as well as humor that is sexual in nature.
If you've ever given online dating a try, you know that whether you're browsing profiles, "super liking" someone or sending that first (or second...
or third...) message, a whole lot of questions (and frustrations) come up.