Hire a Hooker? There's an app for that.

Hire a Hooker? There's an app for that.

Summary: Commercial adult Web sites and applications live on, including one that's getting ready to debut its first iPhone application.

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Don't ask me how "Leading sugar dating website, SugarSugar, managed to gets its SugarSugar Dating App through Apple's Puritan application wall, but the company claims that it's "an innovative mobile application for locating singles interested in the 'sugar' lifestyle'" will be out on June 1st.

OK. And, what the heck is a "sugar" lifestyle. I'm glad you asked. According to the site, it's "for generous men looking to spoil, and dynamic women looking for financial support with bills, or who just need some excitement in life!" Ah., OK, prostitution in other words. Or, I suppose you could look it as a try-out system for would-be mistresses.

There's nothing new about the world's oldest profession being online. Sure, over-zealous prosecutors managed to chase Craigslist out of the adult services business. So what? I see that another online classified ad site, Backpage, is now offering adult services ads. Anyone want to bet me that if Backpage is hammered in the same way Craigslist was there will be yet another online general purpose ad site with adult services ads up and running before the day is out?

And, of course, there's AshleyMadison, the infamous or well-known depending on how you look at it, site for married people to find others to have affairs with. Yes, there is an app for AshleyMadison.

But, to the best of my knowledge there's never been an app. for escorts before. The company claims that "The new, location-based app is designed to provide Sugar Daddies and Sugar Babies with a quick, effective and discreet way to locate one another as they go about their every-day lives."

Boy, doesn't that put everyone's worries about Apple's Locationgate mess into a whole new light! Congress, given the record of politicians and women of negotiable virtue should pay particular attention.

The company claims that "The SugarSugar Dating App will be available for download on June 1st through SugarSugar.com and iTunes, and will be compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, Android, and BlackBerry devices. The app will use GPS technology to instantly identify those seeking 'mutually beneficial' arrangements within the user's vicinity. After 'checking in, the application will map out the profiles of nearby members. Users will be able to trade stats, show photos or send messages to arrange an effortless rendezvous."

I should have seen this coming. Location-based software plus smartphone plus lust equals this application. And, all the efforts of police, outraged prosecutors seeking election to a higher office, and even Apple won't be able to stop it.

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  • RE: Hire a Hooker? There's an app for that.

    Sweet! Let's see which platform has this app running the longest!

    This is so stupid!
    slickjim
    • RE: Hire a Hooker? There's an app for that.

      @Peter Perry Let the races begin! I'll get the popcorn.
      athynz
      • RE: Hire a Hooker? There's an app for that.

        @Pete "athynz" Athens I do not know why you chose the picture of Paris Hilton, the fact is that it fits well in the landscape. <a href="http://www.zuarticles.com">Submit Articles</a>
        kuntakinte77
  • RE: Hire a Hooker? There's an app for that.

    the picture shows paris hilton and who that other picture of blk man looks so gross looks like a cacaroach. LOL
    ipadsucks
    • RE: Hire a Hooker? There's an app for that.

      @ipadsucks That's Jeff Goldblum in a still shot from the movie "Earth Girls Are Easy"
      Scubajrr
  • RE: Hire a Hooker? There's an app for that.

    I'm going to have to check this app out. Finally, a developer who gets it and knows what the people want.
    LoverockDavidson
  • Precise terminology

    Don't think of it as "hiring a hooker" ...

    Think of it as "a short-term lease with option to renew".
    Rick_R
    • RE: Hire a Hooker? There's an app for that.

      @Rick_R Look, these ladies went to alot of trouble to make sure they were called escorts and we shouldn't cheapen that by calling them Hookers... Even if they are escorting your penis around! =D
      slickjim
  • RE: Hire a Hooker? There's an app for that.

    Is that website for real? What a disgusting sexist pile of drivel.
    bradavon
    • RE: Hire a Hooker? There's an app for that.

      @bradavon Quite real. Mind you, I wouldn't use that app. on a bet, but both the site and the app are real.

      Steven
      sjvn
    • RE: sexist pile of drivel? There's an app for that.

      @bradavon <br>Which website? I wanna know, baby!
      PercySludge
  • RE: Hire a Hooker? There's an app for that.

    Seems like this helps the cops out more that say craigslist.
    kroguej@...
  • Sounds like dating to me

    You spoil the girl with dinner, flowers, jewelry... and then if you are "lucky" she will spoil you.
    RedVeg
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    jonmatsuo
  • RE: Hire a Hooker? There's an app for that.

    "sexist drivel" indeed. Flash:
    a) Paris Hilton is already rich, so she's unlikely to be for sale. On the other hand, she does have the reputation as a player, so if your approach amuses her, who knows what might happen.
    b) Jeff Goldblum doesn't look that good in this shot, but the "sexist drivel" is that if a guy is rich, it does not matter what he looks like, or even has a personality. If you don't grasp this nuance, try asking Paris Hilton. She is known to be quite blunt about such topics, and I suspect she is something of an expert.
    c) the squeaky clean Apple image: when MONEY is the subject, I bet they use the same nasty words that everyone else does
    d) Craigslist: last I was there, it still looked like a target-rich environment for finding "singles" or whatever. So the porn and the sex-for-money is just TWO clicks away rather than one.
    e) in general, sex is probably the best topic if you are looking for examples of cultural double-standards. And I will continue to be a student of same, as long as I can negotiate the internet by using only one hand.
    ta1
  • RE: Hire a Hooker? There's an app for that.

    So is it free or does the app have a cost?
    HackerJ
  • iHump?

    All we need now is a new browser, my money is on HoZilla
    wotanica
  • RE: Hire a Hooker? There's an app for that.

    Sounds like the cops are gonna be making more money this year :) Get those dirty a$$ b|tches off the streets!
    MrElectrifyer
    • you don't even know the difference...

      @MrElectrifyer

      Seriously... What's the difference between dating and prostitution??? Prostitution is simply more honest and your odds of finding a mate are just as good. Does it matter if the cost of giving it up 4 dates, dinners, candles, phones calls, and he has to get along with your friends OR $400.00 and he has to be clean and wear a condom? The world could use a lot more honesty from everything I see.... The dirty a$$ b|tches are the ones who are not honest and string you along.
      i8thecat
  • Super writing!

    I don't think I'll be getting the app. But super writing! Very inventive! Thanks for the great laugh!
    crowley3