to utilize (labor, information, etc.) contributed by the general public to (a project), often via the internet and without compensation: The team's use of Facebook to crowdsource accurate scientific data allowed the project to be completed on time.The newspaper crowdsourced its investigation into the scandal.
- crowdsourcing, noun
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How to use crowdsource in a sentence
Rather than casting models for the collection, we used real women whom we crowdsourced via an Instagram campaign.The future of maternity workwear is all in the details | Rachel King | January 31, 2021 | Fortune
If you’re a startup looking to crowdsource funding for a new consumer product, your return on ad spend to get in front of potential backers is probably more important than time spent on-page.Selecting better KPIs for your business: What to consider and how to bolster your most important metric | George Nguyen | January 7, 2021 | Search Engine Land
At some point, likely aided by crowdsourcing initiatives, these maps will become living breathing, real-time representations of the world.How a Software Map of the Entire Planet Could Change the World Forever | Aaron Frank | December 27, 2020 | Singularity Hub
What started as how do we crowdsource to handle the whack-a-mole we realized that it was bigger, we needed a coalition and to involve stakeholders like GARM and ANA.‘Race to deliver’: Pernod Ricard CMO Pam Forbus on a new anti-hate speech initiative and how the coronavirus changed the company’s marketing | Kristina Monllos | October 22, 2020 | Digiday
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British Dictionary definitions for crowdsource
to outsource work to an unspecified group of people, typically by making an appeal to the general public on the internet
- crowdsourcing, noun
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