Identity and Online Advocacy

Unrealistic Body Image and Facial Appearance on Social Media

Conference Paper PDF FullDownload Abstract This paper is about how social media is promoting unrealistic body image and facial appearance on its platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. A person’s identity on social media is radically different from their personal identity outside the virtual community. In this case, unrealistic body and facial appearance are promoted on social media platforms through the virtual identity of the user and not the personal one. Unrealistic body image Read more […]