Tag Archive for 'BBC'

BBC Monkey

BBC Money Air application
With the Olympics just around the corner the BBC has enveiled it’s Monkey characters from the Gorillaz team. Not content with characters for TV and web you can also download the Monkey Air application for your desktop to follow the unfolding news.
I suspect Monkey will take on a whole new life this summer as the Olympics unfolds. The Opera finished at the Royal Opera House yesterday but hopefully will get some new dates soon, soundtrack and lots of content is already available.
Monkey – Journey to the West
Desktop Monkey

Thinking ahead (or not)

Two stories that prove the effectiveness or otherwise of engaging with the online community.

From Mashable:  Dirk-Willem van Gulik is to join the BBC.

From everywhere today including the BBC: Facebook to pull Scrabulous.

A new BBC (beta) home page

Today the BBC launched a new version of its home page. Good to see it centred in the page at long last and the analogue clock is a nice nostalgic touch. It’s also customisable which starts to make the site far more personal to use wherever you are. Expect to see much more customisable home pages and perhaps more use of aggregate sites like Pageflakes as the internet goes mobile. More detail about the design process behind the new home page here on the BBC Internet Blog.

New BBC Home page