re:publica 2014 – The Mechanics of Crowdsourcing: Mobil…

re:publica 2014 – The Mechanics of Crowdsourcing: Mobil…

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Crowdsourcing is an integral part of the digital society. Crowdsourcing still seems to carry significant novelty for scholars and practitioners alike, but, arguably, it has become a buzzword. As a result, the meaning of crowdsourcing is blurred and distorted. In our talk we reassess and clarify the concept “crowdsourcing”. Furthermore, we distinguish between four types of crowdsourcing and examine the consequences of each type for (a digital) society.

Thomas Gegenhuber

Robert M. Bauer

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re:publica: Eine jährliche Konferenz über Blogs, soziale Medien und die digitale Gesellschaft in Berlin. / re:publica is Europe’s most exciting and Germany’s biggest conference when it comes to blogs, social media, and our society in the digital age.