A Brazilian website, which seems to have identified a niche for potential profit in the current altered dating landscape, is offering fake Facebook girlfriends to users.
For 39 dollars, NamoroFake.com.br will create a Facebook girlfriend profile for you that includes comments and the all-important “relationship status” change for 30 days.
– For those on a budget, 19.00 dollars will buy you a fake ex-girlfriend.
“Impress your friends. Gain confidence with women,” ABC News quoted the website as saying.
The website suggests a number of possible reasons to hire a fake flame, but pure desperation didn’t make the list.
According to the website, sometimes having a fake girlfriend on the Internet helps make you more popular with the women and increases your self esteem and sometimes people need to rent a fake girlfriend to make jealous a jealous ex-girlfriend.
The site suggests that the justifications need not be entirely restricted to jealousy or “keeping up appearances.”