shared 04 Nov, 2009
Ever since the dawn of web, businesses, researchers, and even artists have been experimenting with crowdsourcing. Tapping the wisdom of the crowds is not just a smart PR and CRM strategy, it’s a much more efficient way to collect information. Sentiment analysis, Aardvark’s human search engine, and Victor & Spoils are all examples.
Mobile opens up a new angle on crowdsourcing, one that takes on a more stealth approach. While social media thrives on active participation, powerful data is being collected via our mobile devices while we, for the most part, remain unaware.[read in full]