Markets in Everything, Popularity Contest Edition

by on February 26, 2007

Unpopular on MySpace? Buy a few friends:

Enter, a business founded by Brant Walker, which offered users of and similar sites a way to enhance their page with photographs and comments from hired “friends”–mainly attractive models–for 99 cents a month each. and offer similar services, using fake cellphone calls scheduled in advance to provide an excuse to escape a tedious situation, like a bad date, or to make the subscriber appear in demand.

(With apologies to Marginal Revolution.)

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