While Rent a Friend is being used by over 80,000 people in the UK, opinion has been divided about whether the site can really help people make new friends or whether it exploits peoples loneliness.
Creator of the website, Scott Rosenbaum, argues that the site helps form new friendships for people.
“Meeting new people is important because you get to learn not only more about that person, but about yourself. You get to talk about topics that may be new to the both of you. Human companionship is one of the most important parts of being human.”
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