Amazon Mechanical Turk (MTurk)


United States


Amazon Mechanical Turk (MTurk) is a well-known platform. It originates from the United States and operates in various countries including Australia. Common use cases include Image/Video processing, Data Verification, and Clean-up, Information Gathering, Data Processing.MTurk enables companies to harness the collective intelligence, skills, and insights from a global workforce to streamline business processes, augment data collection and analysis, and accelerate machine learning development.Anyone can submit virtually any task that can be completed using a computing device connected to the Internet.

Platform website

Self-description (from their website)

Human intelligence through an API
Access a global, on-demand, 24x7 workforce

Skill levels and worker requirements

Low skilled
Most be over 18 years of age
Access to a computing device connected to the internet

Pay setting

Platform revenue derived from

20% fee on the reward and bonus amount (if any) you pay Workers.
HITs with 10 or more assignments will be charged an additional 20% fee on the reward you pay Workers.
The minimum fee is $0.01 per assignment or bonus payment.


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