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

56 Pages Posted: 24 Apr 2012 Last revised: 21 Aug 2014

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Mark Latonero

Data & Society Research Institute; USC Annenberg School of Communication

Date Written: 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.

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

Suggested Citation

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

Mark Latonero (Contact Author)

Data & Society Research Institute ( email )

36 West 20th Street
New York,, NY New York 10011
United States

USC Annenberg School of Communication ( email )

2250 Alcazar Street
Los Angeles, CA 90089
United States

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