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#1 dudeone

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Posted 17 January 2013 - 07:23 PM

Website Sells Fake FB Girlfriends

By Ben Waldron|

ABC News Blogs2 hrs 57 mins ago

http://news.yahoo.co...topstories.html

Facebook has radically altered (some would say ruined) the dating scene. Relationships and breakups are now public information, first dates have lost their mystery because of preemptive Facebook stalking, and once-stable relationships are threatened by flirtatious wall posts.

Now, in this altered dating landscape, a Brazilian website has apparently identified a niche for potential profit. Their product? Fake Facebook girlfriends.

For $39.00 NamoroFake.com.brwill create a Facebook girlfriend profile for you that includes comments and the all-important "relationship status" change for thirty days. Or, for those on a budget, $19.00 will buy you a fake ex-girlfriend.

"Impress your friends," says the website. "Gain confidence with women." Indeed those trading in virtual deception may find an ally in NamoroFake.

So is hiring a fake Facebook girlfriend right for you? The website suggests a number of possible reasons to hire a fake flame. Pure desperation didn't make the list.

"Sometimes having a fake girlfriend on the Internet helps make you more popular with the women and increases your self esteem," says the website.

"Sometimes people need to rent a fake girlfriend to make jealous a jealous ex-girlfriend. In truth, we have a lot of clients for that reason," it says. "After a breakup, the ex-boyfriends want to show that they are already with another person to feel good. One immediate way to do this is to hire a fake girlfriend to maintain appearances."

The justifications need not be entirely restricted to jealousy or "keeping up appearances," suggests the site. Maybe your family is pressuring you to settle down with someone and you need a quick fix to get them off your back. If so, NamoroFake might just be the solution.

To bolster the ranks of fake girlfriends, the website is inviting women to send in their profiles, with a 50 percent profit-sharing incentive. There are currently no fake Facebook boyfriends for hire, though the site says it has plans to offer them in the future.

Edited by dudeone, 17 January 2013 - 07:25 PM.

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#2 vancanfan

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Posted 17 January 2013 - 07:26 PM

:picard:


fake fb girlfriends

that is all
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#3 Grapefruits

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Posted 17 January 2013 - 07:29 PM

Website Sells Fake FB Girlfriends

By Ben Waldron|

ABC News Blogs2 hrs 57 mins ago



Facebook has radically altered (some would say ruined) the dating scene. Relationships and breakups are now public information, first dates have lost their mystery because of preemptive Facebook stalking, and once-stable relationships are threatened by flirtatious wall posts.


Actually no. The idiots who use facebook and feel they must post everything about their lives have ruined the dating scene.
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Posted 17 January 2013 - 07:30 PM

It's ingenious, I'll give them that! :lol:

Edited by Bertuzzi Babe, 17 January 2013 - 07:31 PM.

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Posted 17 January 2013 - 07:36 PM

Dumb people tax :lol:

Edited by NightHawkSniper, 17 January 2013 - 07:37 PM.

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Posted 17 January 2013 - 07:41 PM

inb4 manti te'o jokes
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well I'm sorry that gd is soo perfect


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Posted 17 January 2013 - 07:59 PM

Manti Te'o likes this.

EDIT: ^Dammit

Edited by Down by the River, 17 January 2013 - 08:01 PM.

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Posted 17 January 2013 - 08:04 PM

You know you're a huge loser when..
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Posted 17 January 2013 - 08:46 PM

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Posted 17 January 2013 - 09:20 PM

That's really sad. It's amazing though, how people really define themselves based on their dating history and how many fb friends they have
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Posted 17 January 2013 - 09:22 PM

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even Fake girlfriends cost money :(
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Posted 17 January 2013 - 09:25 PM

It's ingenious, I'll give them that! :lol:


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Posted 17 January 2013 - 09:32 PM

Facebook = :picard: .. tho they could have their place .. need more regulation and government control .. B)
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Posted 17 January 2013 - 09:34 PM

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Lol nope!!
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Posted 17 January 2013 - 09:49 PM

It's ingenious, I'll give them that! :lol:

Beats inflatable blow-up..... well that is entirely another story and probably not suitable for this forum. ::D
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Posted 17 January 2013 - 10:05 PM

Worst fake girlfriend ever.

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Oh crist, you said facebook.

edit: can't spell christ when excited

Edited by Green Building, 17 January 2013 - 10:10 PM.

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Posted 17 January 2013 - 10:08 PM

Worst fake girlfriend ever.

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Oh crist, you said facebook.


Ha ha .. wicked humor .. :lol:
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Posted 17 January 2013 - 10:14 PM

Ha ha .. wicked humor .. :lol:


Share the wealth is what I always say.

I never share fake girfriends though..
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Posted 18 January 2013 - 01:47 AM

I can do the same job for $10. Any takers?
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Posted 18 January 2013 - 02:50 AM

i'll impress my friends and gain confidence, you say..? :frantic:
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Posted 18 January 2013 - 10:34 AM

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Posted 18 January 2013 - 10:53 AM

The developers of this idea are actually pretty smart.
They see a niche, know theres literally 1000s of people out there creating fake profiles anyways, making rookie mistakes and getting caught.... so they are saving these people the work for $40 & probably over years, have learned the things that work & dont work.

Its a society where people seem to grade you on "status" now. How many twitter followers do you have, facebook friends, relationship status matter more than personality to a growing percentage of our society for some reason.

I wouldnt even be shocked if theres more than just the 1 company doing this.

Is it a crazy thing to do? Sure. But I see this as not much different than any of those Role playing games that exist that people spend $$ on. You are pretending to be something you arent on there too.

Lets be honest... Manti shoulda hired them.
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Posted 18 January 2013 - 11:05 AM

Lol Facebook... Nuff said.
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Posted 18 January 2013 - 01:15 PM

Horny Manatee's gf says hello.
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Posted 18 January 2013 - 01:38 PM

there's a zucker born every minute.
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Posted 18 January 2013 - 02:04 PM

i'll impress my friends and gain confidence, you say..? :frantic:


Works just like V!@GR@
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Posted 18 January 2013 - 03:51 PM

Can a person not just make an additional account themselves for free and use that as their "fake girlfriend"?
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Posted 18 January 2013 - 04:55 PM

I thought Manti was a linebacker...not FullBack.
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Posted 18 January 2013 - 05:48 PM

Why would you even want a real Facebook girlfriend?

All the work and none of the back rubs.

Pass.
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