Identity in Communities and Networks

You no longer need to go to Europe to “find yourself”: Youth and forming identity using social media communities

Downloadable PDF of this paper hereDownload ABSTRACT The rise and popularity of social media platforms has become a significant part of young adults’ social and emotional development. These social media networks (SNS) provide adolescents with new opportunities to perform, practice, and explore diverse individual identity expressions online. All while forming influential and supportive connections within these virtual communities. This paper defines a social media Read more [...]