Huge search upgrade

Written by Patrick K
Last updated: June 15, 2015

Oh My Japan is proud to announce that we have completely upgraded our member search system. This is one of the largest updates we have ever made to the site.

When you conduct a member search, you will now see:

* Each member’s reply rate
* Each member’s number of unread messages
* Bigger member pictures
* Longer self introductions
* How many members meet each criterion when filtering search results

In addition, unlike before, you can now combine multiple types of search:

* New member search
* Hobby and interest search
* Language study partner search
* Romance search
* Teacher search
* Zodiac sign search
* Alcohol/tobacco use search

We’ve also significantly upgraded how the advanced searches work for language exchange, romance, and teaching to give you even more options.

Every member can use the new search system and benefit from all the great features described above.

In addition, paid members can now perform keyword searches to search all profile text, including the self introduction. This is a great way to find someone who shares a rare hobby or loves the same television show, movie, or musician.

We’d love to hear your thoughts on the new search system!

About the Author


Patrick is the Director of R&D at Oh My Japan. He hopes to make OMJ the best site on the Internet for English and Japanese speakers to connect with one another.

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