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Twitter Launches Center To Crowdsource Translations; Indonesian, Russian And Turkish Versions Are Next
document Distributed Knowledge

New features include phrase tagging, special translator profiles, commenting on phrases and more. Within the new Center, any Twitter user can sign up, choose a language and begin translating...

Archenette EvangelioFeb 14, 2011 06:45 pm GMT1373 views
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Twitter Launches Center To Crowdsource Translations; Indonesian, Russian And Turkish Versions Are Next
Twitter plans new photo sharing service
document Crowd Creativity, Open Innovation, Tools

Twitter plans to launch a photo sharing service that lends itself perfectly to the medium as a speedy way of distributing content. Such a service would compete with existing services by players...

Pablo BracciniMay 31, 2011 12:51 pm GMT1773 views
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Twitter plans new photo sharing service
Crowdsourcing The Documentary: Egyptian Filmmaker Uses Twitter To Gather 300 GB of Activist Video
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

Egyptian filmmaker Amr Salama is making the third segment, The Politician, about Egypt's revolution from the politicians' point of view. His film tries to understand "how the...

Adam FrazerJun 14, 2011 01:23 am GMT2861 views
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Crowdsourcing The Documentary: Egyptian Filmmaker Uses Twitter To Gather 300 GB of Activist Video
Twitter: We're crowdsourcing questions for Obama
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation, Tools

Twitter will invite a group of highly active and engaged Twitter users (curators) to help choose questions and comments both prior to and during the event.These curators will be a diverse group...

Benjamin FosselJul 01, 2011 05:38 am GMT1726 views
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Twitter: We're crowdsourcing questions for Obama
Can you crowdsource health information via Twitter?
document Distributed Knowledge

Although the study was intended primarily as a “proof of concept,” in order to show that filtering information from Twitter could produce valuable data, the researchers said they uncovered some...

Luis Enrique MoralesJul 08, 2011 01:59 am GMT2605 views
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Can you crowdsource health information via Twitter?
Twitter launches its first 100% crowdsourced translations, in Dutch and Indonesian
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

As Twitter looks to expand itself around the world, localized translations of the website are a must, and as Facebook has shown, crowdsourced voluntary translations are the most effective way...

Pablo BracciniAug 02, 2011 09:23 pm GMT2204 views
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Twitter launches its first 100% crowdsourced translations, in Dutch and Indonesian
Twitter Translated To Indonesian By the Community [INTERVIEW]
document Distributed Knowledge

With the world’s third largest userbase, Indonesia often makes the Trending Topics list. With all of that potential, Twitter used its translation center to make the Twitter experience accessible...

Tonya Van Dijk Aug 04, 2011 12:17 am GMT3468 views
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Twitter Translated To Indonesian By the Community [INTERVIEW]
The Twitter effect: We are all members of the media now
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

The reality of the Twitter effect isn’t just that President Obama has Twitter town halls now where he talks directly to American citizens, nor is it just that someone with no journalism background...

Fritz SchaeferAug 26, 2011 11:16 am GMT2409 views
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The Twitter effect: We are all members of the media now
How to Crowdsource on Twitter
document Distributed Knowledge

With Twitter, you can use crowdsourcing for anything from advice on personal problems to restaurant recommendations. Some companies use crowdsourcing for market research. Charity and campaigning...

Harshida PatelNov 26, 2011 09:57 am GMT3600 views
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How to Crowdsource on Twitter
Twitter’s first crowdsourced charity Christmas single challenges the X Factor
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

According to Brenda Drumm, who posted a question on Twitter; “The idea has taken legs and at 11.15am on Sunday morning we have a stylist, a studio, a videographer, a PR person, some TV...

Rebecca GutierrezDec 04, 2011 11:44 pm GMT1988 views
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Twitter’s first crowdsourced charity Christmas single challenges the X Factor
20 Game-Changing Twitter Chats
document Distributed Knowledge

Things tend to move pretty quickly during a twitter chat and it’s easy to miss handfuls of comments at a time. Tweetchat is a very cool tool that allows you to see all updates in real-time. It also...

Samuel BennettDec 19, 2011 01:34 pm GMT850 views
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20 Game-Changing Twitter Chats
Twitter In Arabic, Farsi, Hebrew, and Urdu Coming Soon
document Tools

The Translation Center, launched in 2011, is a giant crowdsourcing program that allows users from dozens of languages to help translate Twitter (the product, not the actual tweets). Twitter says...

Samuel BennettJan 26, 2012 11:15 pm GMT1015 views
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Twitter In Arabic, Farsi, Hebrew, and Urdu Coming Soon
Twitter CEO Dick Costolo navigates its next stage: a broadcasting (social) network
document Distributed Knowledge

Twitter's new role pretty much necessitates that more nuanced (or "hedged," depending on your inclinations toward the legislation) position on SOPA. It's no longer your...

Pablo BracciniJan 31, 2012 07:25 am GMT1183 views
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Twitter CEO Dick Costolo navigates its next stage: a broadcasting (social) network
Twitter and Reddit as crowdsourced fact-checking engines
document Distributed Knowledge

The story of how Reddit members fact-checked some fake Wikipedia entries is a great example of this in action, and journalism professor Alfred Hermida also points out in an interview with the...

Benjamin FosselMay 16, 2012 10:31 pm GMT1140 views
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Twitter and Reddit as crowdsourced fact-checking engines
Andy Carvin on Twitter as a newsroom and being human
document Distributed Knowledge

But Andy Carvin also talked about how he approached the reporting of real-time events on Twitter, and how he doesn’t really like having what he did called a “newswire.” Instead, he says he...

Fritz SchaeferMay 26, 2012 02:56 am GMT747 views
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Andy Carvin on Twitter as a newsroom and being human
Twitter’s Expanded Tweets Now Show More Interactive Content
document Tools

“People can preview articles from news sources like The New York Times, see images from websites like WWE and play dynamic content from broadcasters like BET,” Twitter’s Robert Weeks said....

Luis Enrique MoralesJun 14, 2012 03:27 am GMT779 views
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Twitter’s Expanded Tweets Now Show More Interactive Content
Who cares if Twitter mentioned the earthquake first?
document Distributed Knowledge

It seems the same people on Twitter who bemoan the falling standards of mainstream media reporting are the ones who want the media to completely throw aside the idea of reporting and simple shout...

Jayne AnnJun 25, 2012 08:29 am GMT910 views
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Who cares if Twitter mentioned the earthquake first?
Twitter In Catalan, Ukrainian Now A Reality
document Distributed Knowledge

Twitter launched the Translation Center back in February, 2011, with the goal of crowdsourcing the site’s translation, so that it could be accessible to more countries across the world. When the...

Jason RobbinsJul 07, 2012 12:04 pm GMT846 views
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Twitter In Catalan, Ukrainian Now A Reality
Twitter Translation Center Adds More Languages
document Distributed Knowledge

Twitter has been using a crowdsourced translation model to publish the site in languages from around the world. As of this week, the total has risen to 30 with the addition of Ukrainian and...

Tim SatterthwaiteJul 07, 2012 06:32 pm GMT926 views
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Twitter Translation Center Adds More Languages
New from Twitter: crowdsourced analytics
document Tools

It makes sense that Twitter, which many use as a crowdsourced news site, is a big fan of crowdsourcing in general. In the past Twitter programmers used Mechanical Turk and CrowdFlower as well as...

Pablo BracciniAug 17, 2012 02:16 pm GMT1192 views
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 New from Twitter: crowdsourced analytics
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