Twitter Launches Crowdsourced Fact-Checking ProjectTwitter is enlisting its users to help combat misinformation on its service by flagging and notating misleading and false tweets.
Yelp To Alert Users About Businesses Accused Of 'Overtly Racist Actions'Businesses accused of "overtly racist actions" from customers may soon see a warning on their Yelp page.
East Oakland Football Coach Helping Students Stay Fed Through CrowdsourcingWith pre-season football upon us, Bay Area High School fields are busy with two a day practices, but in East Oakland, in one of the poorest neighborhoods, one coach is trying to raise a team with kids that often don't see three meals a day.
Group Launches 'God Loves Gays' Billboard Campaign In Kansas To Taunt Westboro Baptist ChurchThe mysterious comedian behind the "God" Facebook Page is using his divine power to create a billboard campaign that advocates for LGBT rights in and around Topeka, Kansas -- the hometown of the Westboro Baptist Church.
Bay Area Police Rely On Crowdsourcing To Help Fight CrimeSome Bay Area crime victims are now taking to the internet to stop crime, and police have said they are turning out to be great partners.
UC Turns To Social Media To Raise Money For ScholarshipsPutting a technological spin on the adage that it takes a village to raise a child, the University of California launched a campaign on Wednesday to harness the power of social media to raise money for student scholarships.
ConsumerWatch: Lays Uses Crowdsourcing To Find New Flavors One of the nation’s largest potato chip manufacturers is asking consumers to vote on the next hot potato chip flavor. Lay’s is using a new promotional tool known as crowdsourcing. It will let the consumer decide with the help of social media.