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Here’s What That App That Helps You Avoid “Sketchy” Areas Says About D.C.

A new iPhone app co-founded by former District residents called SketchFactor launched Friday. It's the latest attempt to crowdsource the entirely subjective impressions a lot of people have of the cities they live in, in the name of public safety. Ostensibly, the idea is to help people avoid "sketchy" areas, but even the app's creators acknowledged before [...]

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