Towards an integrated crowdsourcing definition

  title={Towards an integrated crowdsourcing definition},
  author={Enrique Estell{\'e}s Arolas and Fernando Gonz{\'a}lez-Ladr{\'o}n-de-Guevara},
  journal={Journal of Information Science},
  pages={189 - 200}
  • Enrique Estellés Arolas, Fernando González-Ladrón-de-Guevara
  • Published 2012
  • Computer Science
  • Journal of Information Science
  • ‘Crowdsourcing’ is a relatively recent concept that encompasses many practices. This diversity leads to the blurring of the limits of crowdsourcing that may be identified virtually with any type of internet-based collaborative activity, such as co-creation or user innovation. Varying definitions of crowdsourcing exist, and therefore some authors present certain specific examples of crowdsourcing as paradigmatic, while others present the same examples as the opposite. In this article, existing… CONTINUE READING

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