Drug emoji decoded: Inside the secret language used by drug dealers on the internet and dark web

Maura Grunlund

Mar 28, 2022

Criminal drug networks are taking advantage of social media platforms o expand their reach, create new markets, and target new clientele. Dr. Timothy Mackey, CEO and co-founder of S-3 Research LLC, a company that tracks illicit drug activity on the internet and dark web shows how these criminals are causing an extreme number of deaths because of the counterfeit drugs that they are selling online.