Obtain (information or input into a particular task or project) by enlisting the services of a large number of people, either paid or unpaid, typically via the Internet: she crowdsourced advice on album art
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- Since crowdsourcing takes place through the Web, the crowd is necessarily comprised of Web users.
- The main advantages of crowdsourcing for research are lower costs and access to a broader pool of information.
- Crowdsourcing blurs the lines between what constitutes work and play.
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