I’m reasonably certain no one is actually surprised by this:
Apps like Facebook and Tinder are fuelling the “soaring industry” of online prostitution and sexual exploitation, according to a worldwide study published by a French anti-prostitution group on Tuesday.
Prostitution has moved “from the street to the Internet,” where pimps recruit young girls via Snapchat and Instagram before prostituting them in apartments rented on Airbnb, said anti-prostitution group Fondation Scelles.
“Here’s the DUH! statement: every time technology improves, one of the first beneficiaries is nookie. Always.” — Kim du Toit, last week.
“Shopping, sex, and shopping for sex propel all new technology.” — Penn Jillette, early 1990s.