Category Archives: Crowdsourcing

The Oxford English Dictionary: The First Crowdsourcing Project?

The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) added the word “crowdsourcing” in its most recent quarterly online update. While the term was coined by Jeff Howe in 2006, after the Word Wide Web has made it easier to solicit “input from a large … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding: The Kickstarter Experience Jeanne Pi of AppsBlogger used a sample of over 45,000 Kickstarter projects (failed and funded) to create this infographic that paints a wholistic picture of the best-known crowdfunding platform.  

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