Buycott - Barcode Scanner Vote

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About this app

Buycott helps you use your dollars to create change. Use our barcode scanner to get the unfiltered look at every product in the store.

Join the millions of people taking action with Buycott Barcode Scanner.

As seen on CNN, Forbes, FOX, ABC, and more!


* Join campaigns to support causes you care about.

* Use our barcode scanner to learn a product's history.

* Make a purchase decision on the product and communicate your decision to the company.


+ Support causes by joining campaigns created by some of the world's best non-profit organizations. We have campaigns to boycott products from companies opposing GMO labeling, using child labor in chocolate, Monsanto, and countless other issues that consumers need to be aware of.

+ Come across a product that doesn't match your values? Check out the suggested alternatives to find a product that's a better match.

+ Broadcast your purchase decision to create impact and get your friends and followers involved.

+ Barcode scanner has wide international product support.

+ Create your own campaign from

Don't just be a voter on election day -- take power into your hands every day as a worker, consumer, and citizen.


We take your privacy very seriously. Below is an explanation of every permission that we ask for when you install the app, and a complete summary of what we use it for:

+ Location: We only use your location for determining nearby actions, trending campaigns, and trending products.

+ Contacts: If you try to invite a friend through the app, we access your contacts to provide you with a list of friends. Under no other circumstances do we access your contacts.

+ Camera: We only access your camera when you are scanning a barcode.
Updated on
Jun 14, 2016

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27.7K reviews
A Google user
August 16, 2019
Good idea, but poor implementation. It provides an easy way for conversations to be trolled. Individual privacy appears to be an afterthought, since you can only make your account more private, AFTER you create it, by then going into the settings. Also, there either is no way to completely delete your account, or the option has been well hidden. Oh, and it crashes on occasion, too.
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January 8, 2022
Really neat idea, but very sluggish and annoying to use. Events dont seem to be kept up to date with new information, some of them arent even close to recent. The app consistently freezes due to one popup or another and will not progress past a white screen, until you go to close it and the popup shows up properly. Says it hasnt been updated since 2016, and it shows. Id really like to use this as its been recommended for current boycotts, but in its current state Google is more reliable.
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A Google user
October 20, 2019
I first tried to scan some local products... the vibration when the app can't find the item is really annoying and I didn't see a way to turn it off. When I scanned some more common items, the scanner worked well, but every item came up with zero supporting or conflicting. Do I have to join a cause? I tried to join one, but that requires an account. I'm too lazy to make an account and add every single cause. Just let me see all the causes a company is connected to.
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What's new

+ Beautiful and intuitive new design.

+ We've rebuilt Buycott from the ground-up to make it more empowering than ever!

+ Find out why millions of people are using Buycott to make ethical choices and affect change.