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Crowd Dynamics: Exploring Conflicts and Contradictions in Crowdsourcing
Stockholm University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Computer and Systems Sciences.
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2016 (English)In: Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2016, 3604-3611 p.Conference paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

Unfair reputation systems, slow payments, lack of transparency, and socio-spatial inequalities are only some of the many reasons for conflicts in crowdsourcing. The divisive logic of the system and the sharing processes in the peer-community create interesting dynamics and new foci on old conflicts. In this workshop we explore the reasons, processes, power relations, and dynamics of conflicts within crowdsourcing. We invite participants from a diversity of disciplines and perspectives to contribute with insights from different types of crowdsourcing, and thereby deepen our understanding of the relations in contexts such as crowd-work, crowdfunding, peer-production and citizen science. Furthermore, we examine strategies for accommodating differences in crowdsourcing environments.

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Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2016. 3604-3611 p.
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Crowdsourcing, crowdfunding, peer-production, citizen science, crowd-work, crowd dynamics
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Information Systems
Research subject
Computer and Systems Sciences
URN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-137474DOI: 10.1145/2851581.2856505ISBN: 978-1-4503-4082-3OAI: diva2:1062749
CHI'16 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, San Jose, CA, USA, May 07-12, 2016
Available from: 2017-01-08 Created: 2017-01-08 Last updated: 2017-01-13Bibliographically approved

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