Internet ESP a side effect of social networking sites such as Twitter and the Facebook News Feed; increased awareness of your 'friends' and of your overall network; feeling of connection within loose social networks
You know your witnessing ambient intimacy when you sense that your sister's ex-boyfriend from middle school is writing a term paper 2000 miles away--from seeing his status update on your news feed.
Knowing the girl you have a crush is no longer fbo. And she is at the coffee shop - Ambient!
Looks like its a bad day status updates are :-( within the network.