South Africa’s biggest media house, Media24 has released both iOS and Android versions of its content aggregation app, MyEdit.
MyEdit is a Flipboard-like application which tailors content from South Africa’s top publications to match readers’ interests. Content on MyEdit is aggregated into 20 categories, including news, sport, fashion and entertainment. Majority of this content is gleaned from more than 40 of SA’s most popular magazines, newspapers and websites, such as YOU, DRUM, Fairlady, tvplus, Men’s Health, Finweek, Go!, Move! and True Love.
“The media landscape has undergone a complete overhaul over the past few years,” says Willem Breytenbach, General Manager of Media24 Magazines: Digital. “This is how the idea for MyEdit was born. The vision is to simplify the reading experience in an innovative and accessible manner. Basically, MyEdit allows you to read what you want, when you want it.”
In addition to stories from top magazines, newspapers and carefully selected SA bloggers, users can also contribute to the app by uploading pictures and even their favourite recipes. But what’s the catch? Well, you’ll have to foot R15.99 p/m to have up to two feeds on our MyEdits and R48,99 for Compact up to 5 feeds) bundle. The Select (10 feeds) and Afrikaans (all afrikaans feeds) will cost you R99.99. While the premium, unlimited bundle will set you R199,99 p/month
Lookout for SA Vibe aggregated apps on Myedit.