Twitter

Five insider tips and trends for art world social media in 2023

Digital experts in the cultural field—Alec Ward, Adam Koszary and Chris Unitt—share their predictions for platforms this year

Is it time to #Twexit? How Elon Musk’s Twitter shake-up has divided creatives

With the platform's new owner firing moderators, some artists are hoping for an end to censorship while others fear discrimination

New Twitter safety rules banning non-consensual imagery branded 'a declaration of war against photojournalists'

Social media giant will now delete published images and videos that violate a person's privacy—a move that could prove detrimental to news reporting

Trolls and toxicity: is Instagram where the art world goes to hate?

Meta—the owner of Instagram—is being investigated for knowing that its platforms negatively effect the mental health of its users, but doing little about it

Art and social media: do museums need memes?

Plus, artist Rita Keegan on her postponed show and Julia Peyton-Jones on Leonardo. Produced in association with Christie's

Hosted by Ben Luke and Aimee Dawson. Produced by Julia Michalska and David Clack

How beret dare they: survey says artists are the most non-essential workers

Social media backlash prompts clarification from researchers after Singaporean newspaper poll paints artists in poor light

Social mediainterview

The Metropolitan Museum of Art has gained almost 200,000 social media followers since lockdown began—here's how

We speak to the museum's social media manager Claire Lanier about her digital engagement strategies in the age of Covid-19

#CuratorBattle: Twitter tussle reveals museums' prettiest, creepiest and sassiest objects

UK's Yorkshire Museum has been encouraging international institutions to share the most unusual items in their collections

Which museums have the biggest social media followings?

Increasingly, the digital sphere is another frontier where institutions battle it out for the attention of culture-seekers