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Shared Solitary Serial Experiences

Shibuya: shared serial solitary
 

Two Tokyoites – on the right of the photo engaged in the same task watching the same television program on their mobile phone each using their own device, with comments passed back and forth.

The reaction, and shared emotions of the people we’re with is an important part of the whole TV watching experience – so in some contexts squishing up against the other person and sharing once screen can compromise the viewing experience, but enhances the experience. Can be kinda romantic too.

Shared, solitary, serial experiences. If time shifting content (watching when you like) becomes the norm, add synchronised