What does historical storytelling look like on Orbitist? Utilizing map tiles from the New York Public Library's digital collection allows us to find out. Plus, NYPL's recent release of over 180,000 high resolution digital items and what it might mean for Orbitist.
As content creators, we're constantly thinking about our audiences. If you're telling stories for the New York Times, for instance, your audience has the expectation that you'll include lots of detail – diving deep into subjects. Whereas if you produce content for Buzzfeed, your audience doesn't have that expectation – they don't want to think too hard to get the point while they stand in line at Starbucks.