Just like you can go online and rent furniture, a movie, or some clothing, you can rent a friend.
If you don't want to go to a work event alone or if you've been dying to go see a concert but have no one to enjoy it with now you can Rent a Friend.
RentAFriend.com has Friends from around the world available for hire to attend a social event, wedding, or party with you. Hire someone to introduce you to new people, or someone to go to a movie or a restaurant with. Hire a Friend to show you around a new town, teach you a new skill/hobby, or just someone for companionship.