After finding that students were using their app for hookups, popular dating app called Find n Fuck started a fundraiser to help with student debt. The app connects local people who are looking for casual relationships find friends with benefits, one night stands, and other casual relationships. It focuses on people who aren’t looking for a committed relationship but just casual sex.
“In all honesty, we kind of expected this,” said the CEO when speaking to reporters about his decision to start the fundraiser. “We’ve seen how desperate students are becoming in their quest to get out of debt. They’re willing to do anything—and I mean anything.”
The fundraiser will allow students at select colleges to use their dating app for free, but only if they are verified by Find n Fuck that they have student loans. Any proceeds made from the fundraiser will be donated directly to paying down student debt. “We expect the donations to be in the high six figures,” said one executive.
A few students responded on social media about the fundraiser:
“I’m more than likely going to go ahead and sign up for Find n Fuck just because of this,” said a student from Silicon Valley. “Postmates is just too goddamn expensive.”
“This is really going to help me out,” said a student from San Diego, who recently dropped out of college after three years. “I have almost $80K worth of loans, so I’ll be able to drop half of that off within the first month. Thank you guys so much!”
With college tuition and indebtedness at an all-time high, more students are showing interest in dating apps such as Tinder or Find n Fuck to help relieve the stress of their financial woes.
“In tough times like these,” said a student from Seattle, “it’s important to be with someone who understands what you’re going through.”
“I don’t know,” said a student from South Carolina. “It’s weird doing online dating to get money for school, but I guess it’s worth a shot. I mean fuck—it’s not like my current job is getting me anywhere.”
A few colleges have already signed up for the fundraiser, including Stanford, Harvard, and UC Berkeley. The fundraiser is expected to launch within the next few weeks.
“We knew this was going to be controversial,” said an executive for Find n Fuck. “But at the end of the day it helps students out—and that’s all that matters.”