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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 roads are said to be defined by Waze's crowd-sourced community and Map Editors.
In a series of Instagram posts by the official account of his crowd-sourced travel program 'Adventure Your Way,' Atom showcased the serenity and beauty of Camiguin.
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-April 7, 2017-Quantopian makes allocations to crowd-sourced algorithm authors
France-based crowd-sourced media company Newzulu Limited (ASX: NWZ) has entered into a video content licensing agreement with AP Video Hub, the online video delivery platform of The Associated Press, the company said.
It was unclear whether the outcome resulted from a search algorithm being duped or flawed, or was caused by a user taking advantage of crowd-sourced editing capabilities intended to improve maps with local knowledge.
By using crowd-sourced observations from participating users' devices, earthquakes could be detected and analysed, and earthquake warnings could be sent back to users, according to the study.
I marveled at the vacuousness of this milestone, and the compulsion to pile on factoids to an ever-growing, crowd-sourced obituary.
Peg Luce, deputy director of the Earth Science Division in the Science Mission Directorate at NASA Headquarters said that with the Global Selfie, NASA used crowd-sourced digital imagery to illustrate a different aspect of Earth than had been measured from satellites for decades.
According to trends guru Daniel Levine, it's businesses seeking out crowd-sourced funding to make these products a reality.
So Box turned to the internet, seeking crowd-sourced funding.
Whether you want to create an allotment, set up a community-run restaurant or put on a crowd-sourced art exhibition, we're ready to help you bring it to life."
These calculations are performed live on the iPhone using a crowd-sourced database of Wi-Fi hotspot and cell tower data that is generated by tens of millions of iPhones sending the geo-tagged locations of nearby Wi-Fi hotspots and cell towers in an anonymous and encrypted form to Apple.
Veteran journalist Atom Araullo's upcoming travel show 'Adventure Your Way' is the country's first and only crowd-sourced program that lays its fate solely on the netizens travel suggestions.