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Afghan journalists develop mobile app aiming to empower citizen journalism

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Khaama Press
Khaama Press
Khaama Press is the leading news agency of Afghanistan with over 3 million hits a month.

Two Afghan journalists have developed a mobile app which would help citizens broadcast live-streaming of what they may want to share with others from the world around them.

The app named ‘Orsy‘ is designed for Android and iOS devices was launched by Afghan journalists, Abdullah Khodadad and Sami Mahdi on Thursday.

The app aims to break down the barriers between the audience and reporter by allowing citizens get engaged in sharing non-filtered live-broadcasting videos from what they notice around them.

According to the information published on Orsy’s website, reporting on this app is financially rewarding by receiving tips online.

“Orsy is not only an application, it is a new method to access and learn about the world around you”, Abdullah Khodadad, one of the founders said in a post on his Facebook wall.

With real-time and multi-angle updates, powerful geolocation features, Orsy stand out from the rest, Abdullah said.

This comes as with the rapid developments in internet technology and social media, the citizens have now been more engaged in reporting of what they see around them through different social media platforms. These development have helped with the speedy circulation of information globally.

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