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Amazon and Crowdsourcing

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Amazon Mechanical Turk is a website that allows “Requesters” to ask Internet users to do tasks that a computer can’t do, such as transcribing written text, labeling objects in photos, and identifying duplicate entries in an online database.

This is an example of crowdsourcing in order to

A

organize information that already exists.

B

access a large online labor force.

C

gather feedback and input from the crowd.

D

ask the crowd to help solve a problem.