Athletes Like You: BBC World Service launches fun interactive Olympics module in 15 languages
Athletes Like You adds to a wide range of digital products that the BBC’s language services have been publishing in the run-up to the Olympics."Dmitry Shishkin, BBC World Service Development Editor
Based on the latest web technologies, Athletes Like You is an innovative interactive visualisation with a strong social media component, encouraging the user to share the match on Facebook and Twitter. The visualisation also allows further exploration of a large database of athletes in a friendly format.
BBC World Service Development Editor, Dmitry Shishkin, says: “Athletes Like You adds to a wide range of digital products that the BBC’s language services have been publishing in the run-up to the Olympics. We are delighted that this project, generated and executed by BBC World Service, also later will be made available to the English-speaking audiences of the international news site, BBC.com.”
Athletes Like You has launched across some of BBC World Service’s language service websites including: bbcafrique.com (French for Africa), bbcarabic.com, bbcbrasil.com, bbcchinese.com and bbcukchina.com; bbchausa.com, bbchindi.com, bbcmundo.com (Spanish), bbcpersian.com, bbcrussian.com, bbcswahili.com, bbcturkce.com, bbc.ua (Ukrainian), bbcurdu.com, bbcuzbek.com and bbcvietnamese.com.
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