May 2011 09
Ambient intimacy, ambient engagement
Posted By : Adrian Chan

A couple years ago we used to refer to the twitter stream in terms of “ambient intimacy.” The phrase stuck. It captured the experience of in-stream serendipity and discovery, of finding and building connections in

September 2010 21
How to write commercial tweets and posts
Posted By : Adrian Chan

I recently met with a potential client to do some work on crafting promotional tweets and Facebook status updates with the purpose of sharing commercial offers across social networks. This might not seem to fall

August 2010 25
Are social media valuable to society?
Posted By : Adrian Chan

Many have noted the decline and fall of print and professional journalism. Some point their fingers at social media, or at the internet in general. There’s truth to this, although there are economic and business