What is crowdsourcing?
Crowdsourcing is the practice of obtaining contributions or services from large groups of people (usually from online communities) rather than from suppliers or employees as it would be traditionally done.
- Crowdsourcing requires producing work, information, or opinions from big groups of people.
- These are people that submit their information over the internet, smartphone apps and social media.
- People also work as freelancers within crowdfunding, however, some people may only carry out small projects voluntarily.
- For example, there are many crowdsourced jobs from transcription to website creation.
Why is Crowdsourcing so popular?
Crowdsourcing allows companies to reach wider resources and get work done faster, with fewer costs and more efficiently than ever before.