Infographic of the Day: what is crowdsourcing?

If you've heard the word crowdsourcing bandied about lately but need a tutorial, this infographic is for you. Coined by journalist Jeff Howe in 2006, crowdsourcing allows us regular folks to tackle issues posed by companies like Netflix and Amazon, or to crowdsource crisis information, monitor elections and curate local resources on Ushahidi's Crowdmap.

Check out the infographic below for more information on crowdsourcing.

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