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In the article ' The rise of The Ecom Formula Crowdsourcing,' Jeff Howe defines Crowdsourcing as-- " The act of a company or institution taking a function once performed by employees and outsourcing it to an undefined (and generally large) network of people in the form of an open call." The term gained huge popularity with this article.Crowdsourcing is done primarily by design sites; the most prominent sites being 99designs.com, crowd SPRING, InnoCentive, Designcontest, LEGODesignbyME e.t.c.Ever heard of iStockphoto? It is an online store where you could get professional quality photos at a cheap rate.The most evident example of Crowdsourcing would be Wikipedia-- the comprehensive online encyclopedia. Facebook has used crowdsourcing so as to bring on different language versions of their site. Hence, the list is endless and the possibilities are limitless.
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