Thu Feb 14, 2013, 10:57 AM
The Straight Story (47,867 posts)
Now you can rent girlfriends/boyfriends on FB to improve your image
Twenty-four-year-old Sophia is smart, pretty and has hopes and dreams of getting to grad school.
And for $5 she will be your girlfriend.
"It's not a big deal really," she says, at the end of what has been an altogether very peculiar week.
"It's just easy to do... I just tick 'in a relationship'."
Sophia is one of many women - and a few men - who have essentially brought the age-old industry of escorting to the world of social networking.
Now, instead of hiring someone to grasp your arm and go out to a party or dinner - it's all about looking good online.
"It's mostly guys trying to make someone else jealous," Sophia explains. "Or to make their profile look like they've got girls all over them."
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Thu Feb 14, 2013, 11:26 AM
marions ghost (17,462 posts)
9. sad & weird
seems like it would decrease potential friends. And attract people you are not attracted to & then can't scrape off.
Sophia ("Wisdom") doesn't seem very wise.