A man drinks a can of soda, answers some basic questions and takes a photograph. It could be that he is just taking a short break from work; however that man just earned himself R15.
Yesterday, WeChat launched M4Jam or Money for Jam. It is a mobile crowdsourcing app breaking bigger tasks into smaller micro-jobs for anyone, anywhere to complete on their phones. Over 100 000 jobs were made available for the public to complete. The total payment for these jobs reaches up to R1.5 million.
Gone are the days of in-store customer satisfaction comment cards. The Internet provides people with the option to give immediate feedback on goods and services they consume and some are even getting paid to do so through mystery shopping.