The BBC is looking to increase their presence in the social media world by providing users of their services the opportunity to pick and choose the way that they are accessing the new online. The new BBC Control Panel, appears on the BBC Facebook page, it give the user control over what sort of content they are viewing within the news stream.
According to Gareth Owen the Product Manager for the BBC News website, he said in a post;
I’d like to tell you about a new feature we are introducing designed to give you greater choice in how you keep in touch with BBC News if you use Facebook.
He carried on by saying that;
We’ve created a Control Panel for the BBC News Facebook page, which will allow you to personalise the mix of content you see in your Facebook news feed.
Source [The Next Web]