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$200 to quit Facebook? Dad gives offer to daughter

A father is paying his daughter to quit Facebook.
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You know times are tough when people give up Facebook. A dad in Boston paid his daughter $200 to quit. The father is Paul Baier, a research consultant in Boston, PC Magazine reported.

In a post on his website, Baier published the agreement he made with his daughter. She has to stay off the addictive social networking site for a whole summer. 

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ABC News got in touch with Baier, who explained to the station: "She has been frustrated she hasn't been able to find a babysitting job and she has been looking for ways to get cash. 'So she asked, 'If I didn't use Facebook for so long would you pay me?'"

Baier was happy to oblige, as he says his daughter could waste hours on the site each day. 

The agreement comes complete with a formal contract, which even spells out how to keep the password a secret from the daughter. 

If she finds herself getting Facebook cravings, perhaps she can use her money to pay a detective to stalk people in real life.

SalingersGhost More than 1 year ago
Soon we're all going to be quitting it for free. The beginning of the end started months ago. Facebook has become irrelevant and most people will be completely relieved if goes away for good... Google: Facebook is Irrelevant and OnMedea
lucia_castro2001 More than 1 year ago
Just so that she can go behind his back and secrectly through her cell phone or other people devices change her facebook page and create a new one this time not including family members. Please. You now how many facebook pages people create. Good Luck to you. Your better off not giving her any money and taking away the devices. Do not be afraid just do it. Theres no rewarding her. If she is to young to be on it according to facebook rules then she simply should not be on it. Your the parent your rules if she does not follow rules ou start taking away privledges.