Amazon Mechanical Turk (MTurk) is a crowdsourcing marketplace that makes it easier for individuals and businesses to outsource their processes and jobs to a distributed workforce who can perform these tasks virtually. MTurk formed in 2005. ith access to a global, on-demand, 24×7 workforce, MTurk enables businesses and organizations to get work done easily and quickly when they need it – without the difficulty associated with dynamically scaling your in-house workforce. It’s not actually a virtual assistant service provider, but you can access their worker at low-cost ($0.01).