Aug 15, 2011

The Rise of Curated Crowdsourcing
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Written by : Tom George| 0 | Content Curation

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In 2006, when Jeff Howe hailed “The Rise of Crowdsourcing,” the phenomenon was unfamiliar even to his Wired audience.

Five years later, “crowdsourcing” is an overused buzzword and websites are swarming with free content. To restrain the masses, many of them are applying filters: it’s the rise of curated crowdsourcing.

Released in theatres in July, the YouTube-National Geographic documentary Life in a Day is curated crowdsourcing on a grand scale: about 1,000 clips were chosen from 80,000 submissions from 192 countries to chronicle one day on Earth.
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