Netspeak=Fail: "Exactly what to say in a first message"

The people at OKCupid analyze messages and responses sent by their users. It’s a pretty fascinating blog if you’re a social data nerd. Specifically, “netspeak” like “ur,” “r,” “wat,” and the like they call “a fool’s lexicon.” I would agree. I don’t see why, if you are at a fullsize qwerty keyboard you can’t manage a few extra letters to not sound like an idiot. OKCupid: “Exactly what to say in a first message”

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