We recently teamed up with The Pudding — a talented group of journalists that uses data to publish visual essays. The covered a lot of ground in their article, but we wanted to share a teaser below.

Here, they show how our relationship with various subjects is affected by time.

“In order for something to be universally loved or hated, it must stand the test of time. If we compare how much teenagers love puppies to how much 30-somethings love puppies, we find the unsurprising result: love of puppies is ubiquitous. …


Attractive Dudes vs. Unattractive Dudes on Hater

Most Hater users, whether they are swiped right repeatedly, or never at all, agree on some things — everyone hates a hangover, everyone loves a puppy.

Where the groups differ… that’s where the good stuff is.

We segmented Hater men by the 10% most attractive (measured by right swipes) and the 10% least attractive (left swipes), and found the greatest differences in opinion.

Essentially we figured out the defining characteristics of attractive and unattractive guys.

Again, ‘attractive’ is calculated by the frequency of right swipes... and is not an explicitly aesthetic metric, which is of course subjective.

We determined that…


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Kylah Benes-Trapp

After a political deep dive, we looked toward the stars for our second data set.

One thing we won’t pretend to be at Hater is an astrological expert. The total tonnage of Zodiac folklore on the internet could stun a team of oxen in their tracks.

But, we were able to extract the most hated topic within each calendar allotment. Elite Daily whipped up a graphic and helped us spread the word

Does the list seem accurate?

With a lot of Gemini birthdays around the corner, err on the side of caution and give your friends some extra love on their big day.


Jeremy, Hater’s head of analytics, created a chart a few months back comparing Hillary Clinton proponents to Donald Trump proponents. It was our first crack at translating our data into something we thought the world might find interesting.

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We learned that while the two groups certainly disagree on a lot, everyone can get behind guacamole… and no one likes a slow walker. (A bad omen for Brendan, Hater’s CEO, who moves as a fast as a sloth with a crippling case of arthritis).

Vox eventually lifted the graphic from Reddit, and the conversation took on a life of its own…

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