Identity in Communities and Networks

Exploring the negative impacts that unrealistic body ideals created by social media influencers have on youngsters.

Conference-paper-pdfDownload Abstract This paper talks about, the factors influencing the enforcement of new body ideals for young males and females in society, on social media platforms such as YouTube, Pinterest, Facebook and Instagram by Influencers. By exploring articles, researches made on the subject, and books, to understand the behaviours and causes for this new cultural behaviour. This paper discusses that social media influencers are enforcing new body ideals for young males and Read more [...]
Social Networks

Youngsters lifestyle being shaped by the social-media influencers.

Abstract Social network is the essence in the developmental process of youngster’s online identity. This conference paper will show how Social Network Platform can be a huge problem looming due to the predominance of the social media influencers. The way young people portrayed themselves into the virtual community is commonly shaped by the social media influencers who they followed. It has bearing consequences on the development of youth online identity as well as in their real life. As declared, Social Read more [...]