Including...the NHLF Strategy Survey, ArtUK's launch of Tagger and an episodic story of the alphabet.

August 16, 2022

Hello and welcome to the latest edition of the Digital Snapshot, bringing you all the latest digital news, ideas, tips and guidance for the arts, culture, museums and heritage world.

This tweet about the fear induced by asking if you can 'just have a chat' reminded me of my pet peeve in Slack/Teams/Whatsapp messaging: don't just say 'Hi' and then spend five minutes typing your request. In those five minutes I've already assumed I'm being fired. Someone else was so annoyed by the same problem they made a whole website about it.

Latest News

Useful / bookmarkable

Distracting / entertaining / inspiring

Good Reads

  • Anyone with a nose can smell the desperation of Meta as it copies TikTok's features, forgetting why people use Facebook and Instagram in the first place. This New Yorker is a decent dive into why this is happening and where things may be heading: TikTok and the Fall of the Social-Media Giants.

And that’s all for this edition. If you come across any interesting or noteworthy content or have any of your own projects to share please do send it my way. Don't forget we're here to support you with training, research and consultancy, so please do get in touch. You can find all past editions of the Digital Snapshot here.

You can also post your thoughts on digital and data-related topics to us and a wider community through our newly launched Community forum.

You can find me or The Audience Agency on Twitter. See you soon.

Adam Koszary

Head of Digital, The Audience Agency

Need some help with Digital?

The Audience Agency can help you get the most out of your digital activity, taking an audience-centric approach, focusing on the needs of the audience, rather than the technical features or functions of different channels.

Improve your digital platforms and tactics

The Digital Snapshot newsletter shares the latest, most important news from the social media and digital world - as relevant to the arts, culture and heritage sectors.

Sign up to receive Digital Snapshot newsletters