Crowdsourcing is Exploitation?

Or maybe it isn’t.

No one is being forced or compelled to do these translations. They’re doing it because they are getting compensated in their own way. It’s either recognition from the community, or merely the fact that doing this enables them to use Facebook more effectively — and that’s compensation enough. For the users who do the translation, it’s obviously a fair trade, otherwise, why would they take part?

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