How Tech Tools Transformed New York’s Sex Trade | Coolest thing I’ve read on @wired in a long time

Changes in the sex industry have rendered them superfluous. I met 11 pimps working out of midtown Manhattan in 1999, and all were out of work within four years. One enlisted in the military; two have been homeless. Only one now has a full-time job, working as a janitor in a charter school. I asked one of them how pimping experience helps him in the legit economy: “You learn one thing,” he said. “For a good blow job, a man will do just about anything. What can I do with that knowledge? I have no idea.

It’s an infograph!
Read it! All of it!

Facebook will be the leading market for the sex trade?


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