AMAY Sharek is a website developed as an extension from Al-Masry Al-Youm newspaper. Al Masry Al-Youm is a daily independent newspaper with the highest distribution in the Egyptian market. The newspaper depends on presenting its media services through a group of professional Egyptian journalists. The area of news coverage is extending to all the Egyptian districts through a special set of privileged reporters in all governorates.
Al-Masry Al-Youm newspaper’ aim is to present accurate impartial news and information based on knowledge and deep analysis. Many studies and surveys assert that the public considered Al-Masry Al-youm institution one of the most press institutions in terms of credibility, honesty and objectivity regarding what they publish, beside its reputation of presenting outstanding press services.
Taking into consideration the rapid development in the world of communication and social networking technology and as the citizen becomes a major part and an indispensable complement in the event industry, Al-Masry Al-Youm organization decided to initiate Sharek service as well as AMAY Light website. Through Sharek, Al-Masry Al-Youm took the initiative to allow people post news according to their point of view.
Sharek is the first website developed to empower the Egyptian citizen to articulate news and topics.
Al-Masry Al-Youm wanted to develop a website; the concept of it is to turn the normal Egyptian citizen to a journalist. The main idea of Sharek developed website is that anyone can share, add and detect new stories and news. Through Sharek platform, every citizen from any governorate in Egypt will be able to write about the daily and updated news.
Code95 has developed a responsive website that illustrates the idea they requested, the website enables the user to upload articles with photos or videos to address his problem or his point of view in certain subject. We drew and sliced a responsive map, when the user tab on any province on the map, the latest news uploaded in it will be displayed.