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Stop trafficking with a click! New TraffickCam app targets sex workers

It's an incredible smartphone app developed by Exchange Initiative that targets the darker world of sex trafficking.


Stop trafficking with a click! New TraffickCam app targets sex workers

New Delhi: In a world where each day you come across thousands of apps for gaming, fitness, glamor, tours and travels, TraffickCam is something which can divert your attention towards darker side of reality.

It's an incredible smartphone app developed by Exchange Initiative that targets the horrific world of sex trafficking.

The app lets travelers click pictures of any hotel rooms around the world which are then matched against a database used by the police. This will help police locate victims and people who are involved in their predicament.

According to Times of India, TraffickCam app is helping smartphone users in United States to identify hotel rooms where victims are held. By using a combination of crowd-sourcing and image recognition software, TraffickCam ​matches hotel rooms by comparing features such as carpeting, furniture and accessories. 

So, just by clicking some pictures of your hotel room, you are giving enough information about the trafficker.

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