Nine examples of interactive web content

by Ben Davis
Social media plays such an important role in publishing that sharable and fun interactive content is now the way to elevate a piece from 'buzzy' to 'viral'. Buzzfeed and The Guardian have proved masterful at this (for different reasons) but there are plenty of other publishers and organisations getting in on the act. Here's just a few of them.. Econsultancy The Digital Skills Index Lite.Read the full article

  • Loan repayment calculator - 5 readers - Overpaying a few pounds extra from your loan each month could save you a lot of money in interest over the long term. See how much you could save

  • World Cup draw 2014: create your own – interactive - 1 readers - The 2014 World Cup draw takes place on Friday 6 December but here is your chance to create your own. This tool creates a draw for the group stage before using a realistic algorithm to find out who will go on to win

  • A global guide to the first world war - interactive documentary - 1 readers, 7 Tweets - Ten historians from 10 countries give a brief history of the first world war through a global lens. Using original news reports, interactive maps and rarely seen footage, including extraordinary shots of troops crossing Mesopotamia on camels and Italians fighting high up in the Alps, the half hour film explores the war and its effect from many d...