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crowdsource

To generate or acquire something, such as information, content, or an answer to a question, by soliciting it from a large network of people, often via social media. The phrase is a combination of the words "crowd" and "outsource," meaning to transfer or delegate a task to someone else. You can find the answer to just about any technical question by crowdsourcing it online. We crowdsourced our logo—an artist from Chicago submitted the design we liked the best.

crowdsourcing

The act of generating or acquiring something, such as information, content, or an answer to a question, by soliciting it from a large network of people, often via social media. The phrase is a combination of the words "crowd" and "outsource," meaning to transfer or delegate a task to someone else. You can find the answer to just about any technical question through online crowdsourcing. We got our logo via crowdsourcing. An artist from Chicago submitted the design we liked the best.
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The idea to crowd source a mega dam was the brain child of Justice Nisar who, while addressing the growing water crisis in the country, called on the citizens to donate for the construction of dam.
We have made this platform to crowd source content from our users, which will make textbooks richer and enhance the overall learning experience," said Umar Saif, Chairman of the PITB.
PESHAWAR -- The KP Government announced Peshawar's first ever "Civic Hackathon", a weekend-long event to crowd source solutions to civic issues.
It launched in 2009 with a mission to 'crowd source' fan-made scenes from the film.
"You can crowd source, you can crowd fund, you can get economies of scale, and you can customize the output to deal with local markets," said Alec Karys, a consultant advising Fashion Stake.
"It was new attempt to crowd source with a "people-centric chargesheet" and it would also have offline elements where party leaders would meet people from different groups, like IT professionals or industry, to learn about their problems," said BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad.