|How to Instant Message an OKcupid user|
|Written by Valerie Burns|
If you are using the site OKcupid to date online to find a friends, partner or mate, you have probably wondered at some point if it would be worth it to instant message someone. Instant messaging allows you and a user to have quicker interaction with each other and get to know each other better on a more real time level.
The problem arises, for a newer user, that the site doesn't clearly outline how to go about instant messaging potential matches. Follow the few simple steps below and be on your way to making a brand new love connection.
First, make sure that you are logged in to okcupid.com. To do this you must enter your username and password on the okcupid homepage.
Second, find the profile of the person you would like to message. Or if you have previously had contact with this person through the messaging system, you can open up one of your conversations and scroll towards the end of a message they sent you.
Then, if they are online, click the little next to their username that is shaped like a speech bubble. This will pop up a window that will allow you to type and send them a message that pops up directly in their browser.
Good luck and have fun talking to your new match!