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Postfeminism in Social Media: Are these young women feminists or feminazis?

Identity in Virtual Community Virtual communication, social media, and other social networking sites have functioned as full time channels of communication that have access to society and hold a significant role in self presentation and liberation (Mascheroni, Vincent, Jimenez, 2015). Photo based social media such as Instagram or Snapchat are examples of complex new media, in which the feature of sharing pictures, videos, and added texts are all inclusive making them ‘complete’ platforms Read more [...]
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Identity in Communities and Networks

New way of Portraying Curvy Women on Instagram

Abstract This paper will argue that social media platform mainly Instagram is creating new beauty ideals which is reshaping the minds of people about their body-positivity. With the use of various hashtags, celebrities collaboration and campaigns, the reconstruction of the ideal body is reviews so that women of different curves feel confident in their skin. It  emphasizes user connections and establishes communication between participants to maximize confidence. Instagram is an online Read more [...]
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Identity in Communities and Networks

New way of portraying curvy women on Instagram

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Identity in Communities and Networks

The online community of Instagram: a tool promoting self acceptance in young females

Abstract The aim of this paper is to analyze the impact of Instagram on the body image of young women. The online community of Instagram is promoting self acceptance in young females by creating new beauty standards. For the purpose of this analysis, research has been done on the social media platform by searching for famous hashtags as well as analyzing some of the body positivity activists and brands’ page. The resultant social undertaking intends to make young females who are body dissatisfied Read more [...]