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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.