The claim is something both I, who have researched sex trafficking and prostitution for over five years, and Wade find ridiculous. Work Life Work Life How to work at peak productivity—and know when to take a break Work Life How does a far-flung founder find global investors? After perusing the website for matches, users can select the "carrot" of their choice, from a dinner and dessert to flowers, shopping and even trips. Any beautiful girl can be convinced to give you a chance, all she needs is a little incentive. By Michael Grothaus 6 minute Read. Men and women decide to respond to each other based solely on superficial factors such as the attractiveness of his or her picture.
Clearly, the majority of women on our app appreciate the generosity of the gift, not the gift itself.
Wade, a graduate from Massachusetts Institute of Technology MITsaid he developed the concept when he learned his "shy" and "socially awkward" personality made it hard to meet women. The name comes from the familiar image of a farmer dangling a carrot in front of a stubborn mule to get it to move. Many feminist bloggers and technology journalists have likened the app to prostitution. Click Here to find out more. The best-case scenario is a man and woman meeting each other and falling in love because of the opportunity created by Carrot Dating. The same allegations were fostered upon Tinder. While women have made leaps and bounds to gain equality in a male-dominated world, Wade points out that women still only make 77 cents to every dollar a man makes.