New study analyzes tasks on MTurk

This new study analyzes tasks over a long time period.

I haven’t quite got my head around what they did, but the study has some interesting take-aways sprinkled throughout:

The most popular 10 sources account for 95% of the tasks performed on the marketplace. Furthermore, these 10 include many companies that we, the authors, have never
heard of.
The marketplace only supports a handful of workers on a full-time basis. A majority of the active workers appear to view the marketplace as a supplemental source of in-
come, as is indicated by their daily hours of activity

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