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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 of crowd-source funding the mega dams has not gone down well with the people.
Along with built-in language updates, MoboMarket has also launched a campaign to crowd-source the translation of languages directly from its users.
Leveraging Peeta Planet's expertise in social travel, the brothers will use social media channels to crowd-source daily itineraries for the series, based on what a local resident would recommend for incoming visitors.
It has opted to crowd-source its newest home design project, and is inviting the public to weigh in on what looks it would most like to see on shelves in the spring.
The site looks to enable people with disabilities, their family, friends, and neighbors to crowd-source a community's accessibility information.
The release demonstrates the companya[euro](tm)s first use of crowd-source data in Latin America.
Piper Jaffray analyst Sean Wieland tells investors that he "never thought" he'd see the day that founder and CEO Jonathan Bush would step away from Athenahealth, which Wieland views as "among the highest quality asset in Health I/T." The analyst, who thinks Athenahealth's presence at the point of care and ability to crowd-source best practices in clinical and financial workflow are unsurpassed, argues that the company is going into the strategic alternatives process "from a vantage point of strength." Wieland raised his price target on Athenahealth shares to $179 from $155 and keeps an Overweight rating on the stock, which is up 4% to $157 in late morning trading following the company's announcement.
The government will be launching a website next month to crowd-source tips on the whereabouts of some 200 missing art works, including paintings by Van Gogh, Picasso, and Rembrandt that were owned by former first lady Imelda Marcos.
Or, to participate in Ecwid's crowd-source translation project, visit: http://translate.ecwid.com/.
His digital democracy report also calls for a forum where the public can join in debates and crowd-source questions to Ministers.
First conceived as a way to crowd-source concert videos, CrowdFlik has received high accolades for a much wider variety of uses where multiple devices are capturing video simultaneously, including sporting events, travel, weddings, parties, corporate events and news events.
But if you're unsure, you can crowd-source feedback on HeTexted.com.