Can you “tear” for me?
30 digital photo collages
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2015

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The Amazon Mechanical Turk (MTurk) is a crowdsourcing Internet marketplace that enables individuals and businesses (known as Requesters) to coordinate the use of human intelligence to perform tasks that computers are currently unable to do. One can create a HIT (Human Intelligence Tasks) and ask workers to complete the tasks for a monetary payment.

 

I post a HIT on March 19, 2015, titled Can you “tear” for me? and ask workers to upload pictures for a stipend of 0.25D.

Here is my post:

Hi, I had a bad day and I want to collect photos of people “tearing” for me. Can you submit a photo\selfie of you “tearing”? You don’t have to show your whole face in the picture and you don’t have to cry. Please make sure it is the picture of yourself not from the Internet.

30 photos have been collected on the date of May 19th.