Digital Snapshot 05.09.2019

Including... Reddit's new update of live streaming, changes to YouTube algorithms and a new podcast from Matt Navarra.

Welcome back to The Digital Snapshot, a fortnightly round-up of all the news, innovation and interesting ideas in the world of digital, as relevant to the arts, culture, museums and heritage sectors.

We're coming up fast on 100 issues of this newsletter (issue no.1 was way back in March 2015). We hope you find it useful and do let us know if you have any digital related news, ideas, tips or recommendations that you'd like to share.

News & Updates

Useful & Bookmarkable

Inspiration, Ideas, Entertainment

Good Reads

  • A trip down memory lane - why did these social networks fail. Amazing how much hype apps like Path and Ello caused on launch. How fickle we are.
  • And finally, a book recommendation. I am currently two thirds of the way through this excellent book, This Is Not Propaganda, by Peter Pomerantsev. It's a brilliant read about how digital platforms (in particular social media) have been put to use to fuel the rise of populism, from Manila to Russia, the US to the UK.

That's all for this issue. You can find our past editions here. If you have been working on any interesting digital projects that you can share, please do let me know. You can find me or The Audience Agency on Twitter.

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