iDROPNEWS: Here’s How One Incredible App Allows You to Help Fight Human Trafficking By Uploading Photos of Hotel Rooms

A social activism group is attempting to fight human trafficking by encouraging smartphone users to upload photos of hotel rooms to a national law enforcement database.

Exchange Initiative, a St. Louis-based social action organization, is trying to bring awareness to the issue of human trafficking. The group issued a press

Inside the Research Video: Development of TraffickCam by Washington University in St. Louis

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2016 was such a great year for travel. Memories were made, places were discovered, and stories are shared. Here are 10 of the most popular, the ones that made the headlines, the ones that you loved. These are the stories that show why we all love travel so much.


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The chocolate you ate last night, the tea you drink every day, your new running shoes. Where did they come from? The answer to all these questions relates to an issue that affects almost every country in the world. It’s an issue that concerns 46-million people worldwide.

Former …

New app helps hotel guests fight human trafficking

otels and travelers can help in the fight against sex trafficking by using a new, free mobile app called TraffickCam to anonymously photograph hotel rooms and upload data to a national database used by law enforcement and investigators to locate victims and their pimps.

TraffickCam was developed by the social …

Taking Action On Modern Slavery In Hotels

Modern slavery isn’t something that springs to mind when most people think of hotels. But sometimes it takes a trigger to inspire action. My efforts to fight modern slavery were first sparked after hearing about the horrific experiences of child trafficking five years ago at the Trust Women Conference,

WHAS-11 TV: How you can help fight against human trafficking An app for stopping crime – TraffickCam

We start to get used to that there are apps existing literally for everything. There are apps to do sports, to loose weight, for messaging your friends, for taking, editing and sharing photos. They are all undoubtedly useful, but you might didn’t know that some developers aimed for an even …

PBS NOVA: How Artificial Intelligence Can Stop Sex Trafficking

Tracking Down Traffickers
For Matt Osborne, finding exploited children typically starts with a walk on the beach, and it ends with hands cuffed behind his back. It’s almost always the same—Osborne and a few friends travel somewhere that’s known for sex tourism and walk along the beach or hang in …

Futurity: Upload hotel photos to help fight sex trafficking

During the past decade, law enforcement agencies across the country have confronted the alarming trend of sex trafficking. The crimes often take place in hotel rooms, with perpetrators widely sharing photos of the victims online.

Researchers are using science to fight back, developing a high-tech approach to combat the sex …