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  1. 1. Selfie vs. Self-ImageThe Consequences of Online Identities
  2. 2. Social Media has allowed us toshare our lives with the world
  3. 3. Our Profiles have become our Identity,representing all facets of our life
  4. 4. We now have the Tools…to Filter what we exposeof ourselves
  5. 5. And in doing so….We are EDITING our identity
  6. 6. “One of the differences between ourself-image in real life and online is…more ability to change our look,and also mask our identity"  Chrisne  Erickson,  The  Social  Psychology  of  a  Selfie  
  7. 7. "And one of the clearest themes is when people go onFacebook theyre often crafting a persona -theyre portraying themselves at their happiest.  Theyre often choosing events that feel best to them andtheyre leaving out other things” Andrea  Shea,  Facebook  Envy:    How  The  Social  Network  Affects  Our  Self-­‐Esteem  
  8. 8. "The  self,  is  to  some  extent,  a  story  we  tell.                    When  people  are  choosing  to  leave  out  the  normal  chinks  in  human  armor,      the  normal  vulnerabilies,  how  can  they  again  not  feel  like  theres  something  wrong  with  that?"  Craig  Malkin,  Facebook  Envy:  How  The  Social  Network  Affects  Our  Self-­‐Esteem  
  9. 9. How do Paffect social media users?icture  erfect  rofiles  
  10. 10. Socialmediaidentitiesareshapingourperceptionsof eachother
  11. 11. "We rely on othersperceptions, judgments, and appraisals to develop our social self"Christine Erickson, The Social Psychology of a Selfie
  12. 12. We arecomparingourselvestoperfectedonlineidentitiesand developing our social selves using thosecomparisons
  13. 13. The  Looking  Glass  Self:          "A  psychological  concept  that  suggests  we  develop  our  sense  of  self  based  on  the  percep.ons  of  those  we  interact  with”                  Andrea  Letamendi,  The  Social  Psychology  of  a  Selfie  
  14. 14. "Now that we can interact with hundreds -  no thousands -of people simultaneously, weve STRENGTHENED the impact thatothers have on our self-value”Andrea Letamendi, The Social Psychology of a Selfie
  15. 15. "A UK study found that over 50% of social media users evaluated theirparticipation in social networking as having an overall negative effect ontheir lives.Specifically, they singled out the blow to their self-esteem that comes fromcomparing themselves to peers on Facebookand Twitter”J.  Maureen  Henderson,  3  Reasons  Why  You  Should  Quit  Social  Media  in  2013
  16. 16. Comparing  likes  and  birthday  comments                    were  the  most  hurZul  culprits    Andrea  Shea,    Facebook  Envy:      How  The  Social  Network  Affects  Our  Self-­‐Esteem    
  17. 17. "Unprecedented  access  to  other  peoples  photos  also  triggered      emoonal  pain                            and  resentment”  Andrea  Shea,  Facebook  Envy:    How  The  Social  Network  Affects  Our  Self-­‐Esteem
  18. 18. Access  to  perfected  online  idenes  can  affect  the  way  we  view  ourselves  
  19. 19. "Thinspiration consistsof photos, tips, and angst-ridden quotes meant toprovide visual inspiration andmotivation for those looking towhittle their bodies down totinier proportions"Megan  Gibson,  Thinterest?  When  Social  Networks  and  Body  Image  Collide  
  20. 20. "Self-portraits are practically the currency of theInternet, and Facebook and Instagram have also beenflagged for enabling unhealthybody images”Megan  Gibson,  Thinterest?  When  Social  Networks  and  Body  Image  Collide
  21. 21. What  can  we  do  to  avoid                                              these  nega0ve  aspects  of  social  media?  
  22. 22. "Finding ways to interrupt thosethoughts can prevent them fromreinforcing a negative focus on the selfmay be helpful in improving self-esteem and lifting mood"Andrea  Letamendi,  The  Social  Psychology  of  a  Selfie  
  23. 23. "Our  thoughZulness,  our  inhibions,  our  expressiveness,  our  creavity,  our  humor,  our  sadness,  our  aggression.  Those  elements  of  our  personality  are  probably  going  to  shine  through”  Steven  Copper,    Facebook  Envy:    How  The  Social  Network  Affects  Our  Self-­‐Esteem  
  24. 24. Photo  Credits    Slide  1  –  Jurvetson,  Flickr  Slide  2  –  Grafixar,  Morguefile  Slide  3  –  thomasrdotorg,  Flickr  Slide  4  –  zzpza,  Flickr  Slide  5  –  Nic  McPhee,  Flickr  Slide  6  –    commons.wikimedia.org  via  Google      Advanced  Image  Search  Slide  7  –  commons.wikimedia.org  via  Google      Advanced  Image  Search  Slide  8  –  moonlessdepth.deviantart.com  via                    Google  Advanced  Image  Search  Slide  9  –  GSCSNJ,  Flickr  Slide  10  –  AmulanPhotography,  Flickr  Slide  11  -­‐  commons.wikimedia.org  via  Google      Advanced  Image  Search    Slide  12  –  rosipaw,  Flickr  Slide  13  –  commons.wikimedia.org  via        Google  Advanced  Image  Search  Slide  14  –  ervega,  Flickr  Slide  15  –  English106,  Flickr  Slide  16  –  Will  Clayton,  Flickr  Slide  17  –  klovesjphotography.deviantart.com      via  Google  Advanced  Image  Search  Slide  18  –  Bangfrog,  Flickr  Slide  19  –  darkmager,  Flickr  Slide  20  –  bradipo,  Flickr  Slide  21  –  commons.wikimedia.org  via        Google  Advanced  Image  Search  Slide  22  –  Simon  Cocks,  Flickr  Slide  23  –  commons.wikimedia.org  via        Google  Advanced  Image  Search      
  25. 25. Research:    •  hgp://www.wbur.org/2013/02/20/facebook-­‐perfecon  •  hgp://www.forbes.com/sites/jmaureenhenderson/2012/07/11/is-­‐social-­‐media-­‐destroying-­‐your-­‐self-­‐esteem/  •  hgp://www.forbes.com/sites/jmaureenhenderson/2012/12/29/3-­‐reasons-­‐you-­‐should-­‐quit-­‐social-­‐media-­‐in-­‐2013/  •  hgp://newsfeed.me.com/2012/03/29/thinterest-­‐when-­‐social-­‐networks-­‐and-­‐body-­‐image-­‐collide/  •  hgp://mashable.com/2013/02/15/social-­‐media-­‐and-­‐the-­‐selfie/  

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