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<!-- no side column --> <div class="row"> <div class="small-12 medium-8 columns"> <h1>Contribute to Open Beauty Facts</h1> <h2 class="subheader">All you need is a scan-do attitude! :-)</h2> <!-- note to translators: you can replace "All you need is a scan-do attitude!" by a sentence that works better for your language. Something that says that it's easy to contribute and that all that is needed is good will and a positive / can-do attitude --> <blockquote>Can we make the cosmetics industry more open and transparent? Yes we scan! <!-- note to translators: please translate "Can we make the cosmetics industry more open and transparent" but keep "Yes we scan!" in English --> <cite>In barely a week, already 30 Open Beauty Facts contributors and growing !</cite></blockquote> </div> <div class="text-center small-12 medium-4 columns"> <img src="http://static.openfoodfacts.org/images/svg/crowdsourcing-icon.svg" width="100%" style="max-width:356px" alt="Yes we scan!" /> </div> </div> <hr> <div class="row text-center"> <div class="large-12 columns"> <h2>Everyone can contribute</h2> <h4 class="subheader">Be part of our collaborative, free and open database of cosmetic products from around the world!</h4> <p>Open Beauty Facts is a non-profit project made entirely by volunteers, we do need you.</p> </div> </div> <div class="row text-center"> <div class="medium-4 columns"> <h3>Add products</h3> <p>Use our <a href="https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.openfoodfacts.scanner">Android</a>, <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/en/app/open-food-facts/id588797948">iPhone</a> or <a href="http://www.windowsphone.com/en-us/store/app/openfoodfacts/5d7cf939-cfd9-4ac0-86d7-91b946f4df34">Windows Phone</a> app to easily scan the barcode of products from your home or local stores and upload pictures of their label.</p> <p>No smartphone? No problem: you can also use your camera to add products directly on the web site.</p> <p>On the web site you can also fill in the information for products you added or others added.</p> </div> <div class="medium-4 columns"> <h3>Tell the world</h3> <p>Do you like Open Beauty Facts? Tell others about it!</p> <p>You can present the project to your family and friends, show them how to install the app and contribute, write a blog post, share Open Beauty Facts on social media...</p> <p>And present it live! We have presented Open Beauty Facts to very different audiences in very different settings, and we always get a very enthusiastic response when we show what can be done when the data for products is open. We have lots of <a href="/presentations">presentation materials</a> (slides etc.) that you can adapt or present as-is.</p> </div> <div class="medium-4 columns"> <h3>Make it local</h3> <p>You can help to <a href="http://en.wiki.openbeautyfacts.org/Translations">translate</a> the site and mobile app in your language, and to translate presentations, announcements etc.</p> <p>We can work together to support and add logos for local labels, to decode local packager codes so that we can map products etc.</p> <p>Start or join a local contributors community: add local products, recruit friends, present the project in local meetups and conferences etc.</p> </div> </div> <hr> <div class="row text-center"> <div class="large-12 columns"> <h2>Expert help needed</h2> <p>Developing Open Beauty Facts also requires specialized knowledge and expertise in many different areas:</p> </div> </div> <ul class="text-center small-block-grid-1 medium-block-grid-2 large-block-grid-3"> <li> <h3>Project management</h3> <p>We have tons of ideas and you probably have even more, but it is quite a challenge to prioritize them, to build a roadmap, and to manage projects when every participant is a volunteer with often limited time available.</p> </li> <li> <h3>Design</h3> <p>We need help to build a better user experience on the Open Beauty Facts web site and mobile app, to improve their design, to create impactful presentation materials etc.</p> </li> <li> <h3>Development</h3> <p>We have a lot of development work to do: on the Open Beauty Facts backend (Perl and MongoDB), API (JSON), web site (HTML5, JS, Foundation), iOS / Android / Windows Phone / FirefoxOS apps (currently developed in HTML and JS with Apache Cordova / Phonegap), to build new cool reuses etc. Our code is on <a href="https://github.com/openfoodfacts/openbeautyfacts">GitHub</a>. </li> <li> <h3>Community building</h3> <p>We need to build local communities in all countries and at the same time unite them globally.</p> <p>It is very difficult to bootstrap a local community in a country without living there, so your help to find the first very motivated participants is essential. Are you one of them?</p> </li> <li> <h3>Communication</h3> <p>We are not sure what to write here, could you help?</p> <p>More seriously, there are lot of cool things that users, contributors and reusers do with Open Beauty Facts, it would be great to get more people to know about it. In particular we need help for public and <a href="/presse">media relations</a>.</p> </li> <li> <h3>Special projects</h3> <p>There are lots of interesting and original applications of cosmetic open data that we could work on with government cosmetic agencies, cosmetic producers, researchers, universities, schools, NGOs etc. Maybe you already have ideas? If you do, please help us to push them forward.</p> </li> </ul> <hr> <div class="row text-center"> <div class="large-12 columns"> <h2>Let's talk!</h2> <h4 class="subheader">A lot of ideas, energy and enthusiasm are shared in our contributors community, join us!</h4> <p>Here are some places where you can meet other contributors, talk to them and work with them:</p> </div> </div> <ul class="text-center small-block-grid-1 medium-block-grid-2 large-block-grid-3"> <li> <h3>Slack</h3> <p>Slack is the best way to interact and collaborate with other contributors, developers and reusers. It's a discussion forum you can access from your browser or your phone. It completely changed how we work together. Please try it, click on the button below to get invited to our Slack.</p> <script async defer src="http://slack.openbeautyfacts.org/slackin.js"></script> </li> <li> <h3>Facebook groups</h3> <p>We have <a href="https://www.facebook.com/groups/459350394248232/">Facebook groups for Open Beauty Facts contributors</a> in many languages. Joining them is a good way to get news about the project and to share announcements to a wider audience. </p> </li> <li> <h3>Wiki</h3> <p>We also have a <a href="http://en.wiki.openbeautyfacts.org/">wiki</a> that we use to collaboratively document Open Beauty Facts and its sub-projects. We also use the wiki to manage <a href="http://en.wiki.openbeautyfacts.org/Translations">translations</a> and to work on the <a href="http://en.wiki.openbeautyfacts.org/Global_taxonomies">taxonomies / hierarchies</a> of categories, labels etc.</p> </li> </ul> <hr> <div class="row text-center"> <div class="large-12 columns"> <p>There are many more ways to contribute to Open Beauty Facts, please <a href="http://slack.openfoodfacts.org">join us on Slack</a> and let's start the discussion!</p> </div> </div>