The Formation of Online Identities in Young Girls through Self-Presentation

Tanana_Fatima_15362818_Final Conference Paper Abstract This paper considers the implications of Instagram for the identity formation of young girls as they adjust their self-presentation to meet expectations and feel accepted by online communities.  Physical appearance, beauty, body image, poses and selfies, are just some of the aspects of self-presentation that this paper will explore and how they are affecting young girl’s confidence, insecurities and self-doubt over their real identities. Read more [...]