- November
Posted By : Adrian Chan
The Topsy-Turvy World of Social Media

This short slideshow has been sitting about on my machine for months. This morning, for no particular reason, I decided to wrap and post it.

It’s a reflection on some of the paradoxes of social media, seen from the perspective of the user experience. But instead of doing a normal description of social media, this time I explore the ways in which identity, presence, connections, relationships, communication, even time, get warped and distorted by mediation.

While it may read cynically, it’s not — and I’m not cynical about online experiences. That said, I do use the strategy of exaggeration to expose deeper truths within. Whether this is fair or not is for you to judge!


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