FAQ

CTIZNEWS MISSION : Together we show the world, what really  happens at local area, a news and events video channel of the people, by the people, for the people.

Frequently asked questions?

With CTIZNCAM App widget, everyone can record & upload video of local events to internet with ONE CLICK and share link to other social media and messenger. Record & Share Videos like : – Local incidents / suspicious activity – Local weather (rain/flood/cyclone) – Local traffic (jams & accidents) – Local corruption & politics – Local cultural events, and college and university events.

CTIZNEWS With CTIZNEWS App, Watching videos in and around your locality is easy too, just search your locality address or pinch to zoom into your area and see all the recorded videos by others in your local area. Easy share button helps share the video to others on social media & social messenger with a simple click.

Just click on the share button :   and select the social media or social messaging app to send the link to your friends, groups or followers.
With One Click record videos using    CTIZNCAM App widget  and automatically upload videos to internet for One Click easy sharing. Using CTIZNEWS App, start recording videos using the camera button on right side :    of local incidents, local weather (rain/flood/cyclone), local traffic (jams & accidents), local corruption, local politics, local cultural events (sports, festivals, rally), and college and university events.
We want to ensure that video you capture is of local event and on specific location, this helps us to prevent fake news and fake videos being created or shared.
We want to ensure that video you capture is of local event and on specific location, this helps us prevent fake news and fake videos created or shared. Please allow camera to access your location on settings or pop-up message.
No, recorded videos are displayed anonymously to everyone. Hence, other people cannot see your email address or exact location (location is rolled up to nearest post code / PIN code).  We promote " Reporting Without Fear or Favor" attitude for our app users.
Once the videos are uploaded, the videos are deleted from your device to save space. Videos are published for everyone to see and share (after few minutes), you can share your uploaded video using the share button (see previous FAQ).
Once internet connection is available, the videos are uploaded automatically and deleted from your mobile local storage/SD card.
Note : We have just started, hence all locations may not have videos yet. Why don't you be the first in your location and record video of local news/events/weather and become our local journalist ! Click on the map icon  to see the videos on bottom of the screen. Videos are tagged to location, you can swipe left and right  of the video to see more videos. (see below picture)

Also you can check list view   to see the videos on location. (see below picture)

Please use the report icon    to flag any in appropriate video that does not meet community guidelines. Although the video will not be removed immediately, our team will review these and remove them in 3 to 5 business days.
We don't want fake or spam videos to be uploaded, hence everyone needs to logon to upload videos. However, your name, email, exact location is never displayed in our app. We promote " Reporting Without Fear or Favor" attitude for our app users.
Please refer to our T&C and Privacy for more details.

Note: Description of videos marked with * may be examples/test/sample videos.