• If you are citizen of an European Union member nation, you may not use this service unless you are at least 16 years old.

  • You already know Dokkio is an AI-powered assistant to organize & manage your digital files & messages. Very soon, Dokkio will support Outlook as well as One Drive. Check it out today!



This version was saved 14 years, 6 months ago View current version     Page history
Saved by anjaliramachandran@...
on March 23, 2009 at 2:01:10 am


Crowdsourcing Examples : Introduction


This wiki is intended for the use of anyone who has ever wished they could see a comprehensive list of examples, either backed by a brand or not, that illustrate the power of crowdsourcing (as conceptualised by Jeff Howe). As the power of online communities grows ever stronger, it will undoubtedly be useful to look and learn from the experience of others. This wiki has been compiled from a variety of different sources, whose contributions I would like to acknowledge at the outset.


Please note that each list is sortable by ascending or descending alphabetical order- just click on the column title and you'll see an arrow which will allow you to sort. 


I have categorised these examples into 5 broad categories:


1. Individual businesses, sites or forums that channel the power of online crowds

2. Long-term brand-sponsored initiatives that depend on crowdsourcing. I've included those that are no longer active as well, for reference. 

3. Brand-sponsored consumer forums that crowdsource opinion

4. Independent brand initiatives that allow users to customise their products

5. Brand-sponsored competitions focussed on crowdsourcing




Comments (0)

You don't have permission to comment on this page.