Dating App Reveals Troubling Racial Preferences

Aren't we supposed to be over this sort of thing?

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Am I attractive? Well, that partly depends on your race — or so says an analysis of the preferences of users logged into a popular Facebook dating app, Are You Interested, which allows clients to click “yes” if they find a person attractive or take the option of skipping to the next profile page.

Spoiler alert: the 21st century is not even close to resembling a post-racial society. Check out this graph published by digital media outlet Quartz:

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