Succinctness in writing not a strength.”Since replying to the man, Ms Serota has received another message from him – which she dubbed a “non-apology”.In the second message, the man said: “Yes, I’m the ‘creep’ that caused you grief yesterday.“I completely failed to see the worst case, that you might miss the humour and reasonably interpret it as an insult.The freelance writer said the man had seen her Twitter profile – which has more than 8,000 followers – and then Googled her extensively and found her dating profile from tweets she had written about Ok Cupid.Since posting the man’s messages on her Twitter and Facebook pages, she has contacted him, calling him a “creep”, and he has since been removed from the dating website, according to Mic.The online dating site announced the decision via Twitter and followed up by tweeting that "there is no room for hate in a place where you're looking for love." The site also asked users to report anyone who appears to be involved in a hate group.CEO Elie Seidman gave a statement to Gizmodo saying, "Ok Cupid has zero tolerance for racism.At least we’ve had Joy Division, Hal Hartley starring Donovan edible food and Oscar the scrawny friendly cat in common.“Sorry for rambling on, really I’m just feeling lonely.
Maggie Serota, from New York, deactivated her Ok Cupid account after receiving the unwanted attention from a stranger in Sweden.
Since posting the man’s messages online, Ms Serota told Mic that she has been contacted by women who have had similar experiences.“Men have a thing where if they think or feel something, then that automatically entitles them to just say it to whoever,” she told the website.
Earlier this month, Laura Nowak received a stream of sexist messages after adding the description “feminist” to her profile on Tinder.
“So, sorry for having clumsily and involuntarily insulted you!
The message was confusing and dense, I should have considered more carefully and edited before sending.“It bothers me that I gave you a weird and distorted impression of myself, it bothers me that I might have been the nail in the online-dating-frustrations coffin for you.”He added: “Am I creep?