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The Carrot Dating App Uses an Incentive-Based System to Score Dates

By: Laura McQuarrie - Published: • References: carrotdating & thezerosbeforetheone
The Carrot Dating app allows a user to entice prospective dates with shopping sprees, bouquets of flowers or offers to pay for plastic surgery in exchange for a first date.

MIT graduate Brandon Wade, the creator of this app describes online dating as a "superficial game," and instead aims to helps daters to avoid rejection by throwing outlandish incentives at users.

Already, there are outcries of how dangerously close to illegal and sexist this incentivized dating app is, especially with statements from the app's official press release that liken women to dogs just wanting to receive treats. The controversial Carrot Dating app should come with a disclaimer that warns users to expect only superficial relationships and extremely expensive first dates.

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