In hyperconnected world, a problem shared is more likely a problem distributed amongst hundreds, thousands or even millions of people. That is the basic principle of a growing trend called microwork.
TxtEagle changed tack, and it's name. Now called JANA, it uses the same mobile technology, but is instead focused on using it to conduct research and marketing.Where txteagle pushed out microwork onto mobiles, JANA sends surveys.A woman in the Philippines, for example, can answer a few questions via text message about what laundry detergent she uses, and get 100 pesos ($2) in phone credit.
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