AOL: New app created in St. Louis aims to track down victims of sex trafficking


You may want to snap pictures of your hotel room when you’re traveling because it’s luxurious or you want to show off to your friends, but there’s a better reason to do so: it may save a child’s life.

The TraffickCam app — which is free and available …

St. Louis Post Dispatch: New app aims to track down victims of trafficking

by Nancy Cambria

The TraffickCam app allows users to upload photos of their hotel rooms, like the one at right. A computer program then compares the photos to images of possible sex trafficking victims in hotel rooms to figure out where the photos were taken.

New app helps locate sex …

Travelers use TraffickCam app to fight sex trafficking by uploading hotel room photos to national database

ST. LOUIS, MO – 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 …

Fox 2 St. Louis: Snapping a picture of your hotel room could help stop human trafficking

$100,000 matching gift supports TraffickCam app to fight human sex trafficking

ST. LOUIS, MO – The Congregation of the Sisters of Saint Joseph, a community of Catholic women religious and associates, has donated a $100,000 matching gift to support the ongoing development of TraffickCam, the free anti-trafficking smartphone app that has taken social media, the traveling public and the tech world …