Nowadays it seems that an increasing number of people are ditching Facebook, however, most aren't getting paid to do. Rachel Baier, a 14-year-old-girl, agreed to get paid $200 to quit Facebook. The arrangement was made between the girl and her father, the Boston Business Journal reported on Feb. 6.
The deal was cemented with a contract that was signed by both father and daughter. If Rachel quits Facebook until mid-April, she will receive $50, but if she can resist until June. 26 she collects $150 more.
In order to make sure she doesn't log-on behind the father's back, she gave her father her password to her Facebook account, which he has changed.
The whole plan to get paid $200 to quit Facebook was Rachel's idea, according to father. He told media sources,
"She mostly wanted and needed the money as she has been frustrated by not finding babysitting jobs. She is honors student but she says Facebook can be distracting."
After initially asking for $70, Rachel upped the price to $200 when she realized it may be pretty difficult to quit Facebook for five months.