[Talk-GB] Duff data on facebook

Dan S danstowell+osm at gmail.com
Mon Jun 9 13:48:22 UTC 2014


2014-06-09 14:40 GMT+01:00 Lester Caine <lester at lsces.co.uk>:
> On 09/06/14 12:37, Richard Symonds wrote:
>> Facebook updates the places it has using crowdsourced information from
>> here: https://www.facebook.com/places/editor?ref=br_tf.
>>
>> I'm afraid that's all I know...
>
> All of my posts to that from 10 months ago are still showing as
> 'pending' ... yet the corrections have been replaced by further links to
> Gloucestershire :(
> Croudsourcing only works if there is someone bothering to fix the
> problems ...

Or maybe crowdsourcing only works if the organiser is willing to give
the crowd a morsel of actual power. That's the difference between
crowdsourcing and crowdserfing:
http://derickrethans.nl/google-map-maker.html

Dan



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