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Exploiting Those Who Are Most In Need

October 23, 2014

Back in 2010 the CEO of Crowdflower, Lukas Biewald is quoted as saying the following when giving a presentation to a group of techies: “Before the Internet, it would be really difficult to find someone, sit them down for ten minutes and get them to work for you, and then fire them after those ten minutes. But with technology, you can actually find them, pay them the tiny amount of money, and then get rid of them when you don’t need them anymore.”

Crowdflower now make profits of around $3 million per year.

Many of their tasks pay less than $0.03 and take in excess of 5 minutes to complete, meaning hourly earnings for Crowdflower workers of around $0.25.

Need I say any more other than avoid them.


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September 10, 2014

CrowdFlower has not been paying workers for 3 weeks. Many workers complaining on support boards that the Paypal payments are not going out.

lawsuit is coming

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Don't waste your time

June 28, 2014

Life is too short. If you want to make sub-minimum wage while being bored to tears, go for it.

May 12, 2015

I have mixed thoughts about Crowdflower. You can make money with it, but you're losing a lot of free time. The pay is really low and the tasks can be very difficult if not impossible. I often think to myself " There GOT to be a better way to make money ". I got to level 3 which really took blood, sweat and tears to get to that level. There were jobs I did for for 8 cents, but the minimum time you spend on doing 1 task was 20 minutes. One other job had tasks for 3 cents, but each task cost me 10 minutes. So, literally you're non-stop working, on difficult tasks and tasks that need concentration, for much less a dollar per hour.

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