Ushahidi crowdsourcing

Technology Ushahidi was created with a purpose of reporting different events (ongoing anywhere in the world) and pinning them on a map. Ushahidi platform uses crowdsourcing for information collection, data visualization and collective mapping.
http://ushahidi.com/
https://wiki.ushahidi.com/display/WIKI/Ushahidi+101

In example it is used for monitoring elections:
https://wiki.ushahidi.com/display/WIKI/Uchaguzi+-+Kenyan+Elections+2013

In a mentioned example, reported events are such as about transparency of elections or different abuses which were noticed by collective or individual people. What is important is a verification of information credibility, which have formal considerations described below in a form of a manual:
https://wiki.ushahidi.com/display/WIKI/Verification+Considerations

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