BBC Drop

BBC trials new responsive news site

The BBC has launched a new responsive news website designed to present content on mobile devices, available via its BBC Taster site. BBC Drop, designed by Kenya-based startup Ongair in partnership with the BBC, emerged from a hackathon event organised by the BBC World Service and the BBC’s digital Connected Studio unit. The BBC invited […]

BBC World Service launches African digital pilot

BBC World Service has launched a prototype media player aimed at reaching young Africans through social and digital media. Optimised for smartphones, BBC Minute CatchUP was designed by Cape Town-based social enterprise hub, RLabs, as part of a hackathon held earlier this year by the BBC World Service and BBC Connected Studio. BBC Minute is a one-minute […]