Backpage

former largest, online marketplace for buying and selling sex

Backpage.com was a classified advertising website founded in 2004.

Backpage
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Type of businessWeb communications
Available inEnglish, Spanish, German, French, Portuguese, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Russian, Chinese, Finnish, Italian, Dutch, Swedish, and Turkish
Founded2004 (2004)
OwnerAtlantische Bedrijven CV
Former owner: Village Voice Media
Launched2004; 18 years ago (2004)
Current statusSeized as of April 6, 2018 (2018-04-06)

Other websitesEdit

  • Backpage.com seized by feds over sex trafficking ads. CBS Evening News. 2018-04-06.