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Identity in Communities and Networks

Misleading online beauty perceptions influences young females’ confidence

Abstract In this conference I will elaborate on the growing pressure to appear flawless on social media since the rise of Web 2.0 and social networking sites.  We explore self-presentation, impression management in relation to online identity and discuss how identity management changes based on; which social media platform young women are using and the vast difference each platform displays of their online identity. The discussion underlines how there is a higher demand and immense pressure Read more [...]
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Identity in Communities and Networks

How and Why Identity Is Presented on Social Networking Sites

Abstract Identity has been viewed as essential to the expression of individuality within societies and communities. Social networking sites like Instagram and Tinder have also created its own communities, where self-identity and self-representation have become integral to how individuals are perceived. This paper explores the idea that online identities have become less significant due to identity deception. It argues that social networking sites are platforms where identity can be represented Read more [...]