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Joni Lindes's picture

Making money is a big fat jam

 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.

Kayla Lidstone's picture

Mobile Apps - optimizing the self

 Last week I spoke about the South African app Secret Agent – which was an interesting way of making small amounts of money for the average individual with an iPhone or Android smartphone.This week I’m going to look at other apps that have shaped the way we use the Internet in efficient ways.

Kayla Lidstone's picture

Mystery shopping goes digital

 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.

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