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Human Trafficking Online: The Role of Social Networking Sites and Online Classifieds


Mark Latonero


USC Annenberg School of Communication; Data & Society Research Institute

September 1, 2011


Abstract:     
This report presents a comprehensive examination of the role of social networking sites and online classified ads in facilitating human trafficking and delivers recommendations for developing technological innovations to monitor and combat trafficking.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 56

Keywords: human trafficking, sex trafficking, social networking sites, online classified, policy, communication, information technology


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Date posted: April 24, 2012 ; Last revised: August 21, 2014

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Latonero, Mark, Human Trafficking Online: The Role of Social Networking Sites and Online Classifieds (September 1, 2011). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2045851 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2045851

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Mark Latonero (Contact Author)
USC Annenberg School of Communication ( email )
Los Angeles, CA 90089
United States
Data & Society Research Institute ( email )
36 West 20th Street
New York,, NY New York 10011
United States
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