International journal Of Business Management Mobile CrowdSourcing-Gaining a High Popularity

Shivani Grover
Crowdsourcing is gaining more and more popularity in the research community, regardless of the fact that it is a recent concept in information technology. Crowdsourcing is the generalized act of outsourcing tasks, traditionally performed by an employee or contractor, to a large group of Internet population through an open call. Mobile crowdsourcing aims to provide a mechanism to involve participants from the general public to efficiently and effectively contribute and utilize context-related
more » ... context-related sensing data from their mobile devices in solving specific problems in collaborations. The wide availability of sensing modules in mobile devices enables social networking services to be accessed and extended to incorporate location based services, media tag services, etc.