The world’s oldest profession has been advertising itself on Twitter since the service was founded.
But a group of users in Essex, near London (the New Jersey of the U.K., basically) have taken it a step further, using Twitter to organise cash-for-sex parties.
The Brentwood Gazette staged an “undercover” investigation of the trend, in which the venue is promoted in a series of tweets with increasingly specific location details.
The venue in one case turned out to be The Holiday Inn in Brentwood:
Friday’s events began with a sold-out group session at 5.30pm at a cost of £80 per person, before a later gathering from 7.30pm costing £40.
(It’s not clear why the price drops later in the evening.)
The Twitter handle used to organise the party — which has an X-rated name — has since been deactivated.
The phenom was discovered by trainee Gazette reporter Matt Cannon, who attended one of the parties, according to HoldTheFrontPage:
And he managed to capture images of the group-sex party on his mobile phone, most of which were too graphic to use, after the secret camera he had planned to use stopped working.
I didn’t know quite what to expect inside the room. I can safely say I’ve never seen anything like it. It was all very awkward.
We noticed this story on The Daily Dot.
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