See the cool kids lined up outside that new restaurant? This app pays them to stand there.

Pretend you’re walking through your neighborhood and notice a line of people wrapped around the block outside a newly opened restaurant. You assume the trendy-looking crowd must be the result of contagious, word-of-mouth buzz. But that time may be passing thanks to Surkus, an emerging app that allowed the restaurant to quickly manufacture its ideal crowd and pay the people to stand in place like extras on a movie set. Read more at The Washington Post.

Categories: Apps, Social Media

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