BBC’s Model of Participation Choice for Social Media


BBC research shows that 77% of the UK’s online population is now actively participating in some way. We have been aware for some time that the 1-9-90 percent rule (or 1% rule) of interaction is too simplistic and this research adds more insight in understanding this dynamic. The BBC’s model of Participation Choice identifies four key forms: passive, easy reaction, easy initiation and intense participation.