The changing landscape of crowdsourcing in China: from individual crowdworkers to crowdfarms

Yihong Wang, Konstantinos Papangelis, Ioanna Lykourentzou, Vassilis Javed Khan

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Abstract

We report of a new crowdsourcing work paradigm that we came across while interviewing crowd-workers in China mid-May 2019 - that of companies that solely focus in undertaking and doing crowdsourcing tasks en masse. In addition, we discuss why such companies emerged recently, and how it afects the crowdsourcing landscape in China. With this work we highlight an important change in the rapidly changing crowdsourcing landscape of China that merits more research in the future.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCSCW 2019 Companion - Conference Companion Publication of the 2019 Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery, Inc
Pages413-417
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)9781450366922
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 9 Nov 2019
Event22nd ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing, CSCW 2019 - Austin, United States
Duration: 9 Nov 201913 Nov 2019

Conference

Conference22nd ACM Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing, CSCW 2019
CountryUnited States
CityAustin
Period9/11/1913/11/19

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    Wang, Y., Papangelis, K., Lykourentzou, I., & Khan, V. J. (2019). The changing landscape of crowdsourcing in China: from individual crowdworkers to crowdfarms. In CSCW 2019 Companion - Conference Companion Publication of the 2019 Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (pp. 413-417). Association for Computing Machinery, Inc. https://doi.org/10.1145/3311957.3359469