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August 20, 2014 7:03 PM

Hitchhiking app hopes to tap into the booming sharing economy

Lawrence’s Jenny O’Brien thinks her service, CarmaHop, which taps into the power of social media, can cut through the mystery — and fear — separating hitchhiker and driver. “It makes (hitchhiking) smarter and safer,” O’Brien said. “If you know somebody is going to rate you, then you’re less likely to be a jerk.”

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