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  • Ridesharing apps are being used for dating
  • Ridesharing apps are being used for dating
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Ridesharing apps are being used for dating

While ridesharing services like UberPool, Lyft Line and Via are used to get you from A to B, can they can also get you a date along the way? This is the latest phenomenon in the world of digital dating; users who meet in the backseat of a stranger’s car are going on to get intimate elsewhere.



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