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Safety and Moderation

Community Guidelines

OkCupid Community Guidelines Relationships are the center of the human experience — these connections, in all of their wonderful combinations and varieties, are, quite literally, the foundati...

Hiding and Blocking

Hiding Hiding has been replaced by Passing. You can read more about Passing here.  Previously hidden members will stay hidden. If you have any previously hidden members, you can view a list...

Reporting profiles

OkCupid has an extensive moderation team that looks through thousands of profiles per day and immediately removes any that look suspicious. We also run computer algorithms which catch many profiles be...

Staying Safe

We want you to have a great experience while using OkCupid. Most importantly, though, we want you to be safe in the process. Here are a few basic tips to keep in mind while dating--both online and o...

Consent and dating

Listen carefully. Take the time to hear what a potential romantic partner is saying. If you feel they are not being direct or giving you a "mixed message," ask for clarification. Body...

Appealing a ban

If your account has been banned by our moderation team and you'd like to appeal, you can fill out a feedback form and submit it for review. If our moderation review team decides to reopen your acc...