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Profile Perfect
Putting Your Best Face[book] Forward
Photo by: Tina Issa (Flickr)
Social media platforms play a significant role in
how individuals are defined by others and
themselves.
Photo by: Julie (B...
“I share, therefore I am.” – Sherry Turkle
The new philosophy has become:
But the real question is,
which profile picture ...
When creating our digital personas, we choose to
share the best parts of ourselves and our lives.
Photo by: Digital McGyve...
“We’ve always cherry picked what we
share online, but more than ever, what
you see isn’t what you get.” – Bianca Bosker
Ph...
Photo by: Christopher Aigner
Technology
allows us to
alter our image.
Thus, pictures
online may
represent an
individual
in...
Many people think of their online
identity as a distinct entity.
Photo by: Sabrina Espinol
Globe and Mail columnist tweeted:
Photo Retrieved from Twitter
However, everything you
post online is a piece of the
puzzle that creates your
image. Your online business
persona isn’t l...
“The bottom line is that today we can judge
people without even meeting them. You may
not have the opportunity to impress ...
What you post online cannot be
erased, even if you click delete.
Photo by: Amar Toor
Photo by:Wesleyan University
“Think about what people are doing on
Facebook today. They're building an image
and identity for themselves, which in a
se...
Photo by: The Zeus of Marketing
Social media
platforms also
affect us
psychologically.
They fulfill
various social
needs.
...
Like every debate, there are two sides.
Facebook can
make us feel
good about
ourselves in a
healthy way
– Psychology Today...
“Unlike a mirror,
which reminds us of
who we really are
and may have a
negative effect on
self-esteem if that
image doesn'...
“Despite the name
'social networks,' much
user activity on
networking sites is self-
focused.”– Brittany Gentile UGA
docto...
No matter which side of the debate
you’re on, there is no denying social
media impacts our self-image.
Photo by: Yummistyle
Some argue
social media
promotes
narcissism…
Photo by: Reisha Baker
Others worry it
damages
self-esteemPhoto by: Leslie Goldman
We can focus on all the potential issues
social media may cause…
…or find ways to better
leverage the benefits it offers.P...
Namely, we can leverage the branding tools
literally at our fingertips!
Photo by: Jeff Schmitt
Social media allows you to create a
digital self portrait.
How will you draw yourself?
Photo by: Stephen WiltshirePhoto by...
References
Photo by: Digitalidenitity.com
“The Flight From Conversation” The New York Times
“New Selfie-Help Apps Are Airb...
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  1. 1. Profile Perfect Putting Your Best Face[book] Forward Photo by: Tina Issa (Flickr)
  2. 2. Social media platforms play a significant role in how individuals are defined by others and themselves. Photo by: Julie (BrandTwist)
  3. 3. “I share, therefore I am.” – Sherry Turkle The new philosophy has become: But the real question is, which profile picture will get me more likes? Photo from: Paul Floyd (Flickr)
  4. 4. When creating our digital personas, we choose to share the best parts of ourselves and our lives. Photo by: Digital McGyver Photo by: Paige Baumgartner Photo by: Paige Baumgartner Photo by: infocurse.com
  5. 5. “We’ve always cherry picked what we share online, but more than ever, what you see isn’t what you get.” – Bianca Bosker Photo by: Shianux (Flickr)
  6. 6. Photo by: Christopher Aigner Technology allows us to alter our image. Thus, pictures online may represent an individual inaccurately!
  7. 7. Many people think of their online identity as a distinct entity. Photo by: Sabrina Espinol
  8. 8. Globe and Mail columnist tweeted: Photo Retrieved from Twitter
  9. 9. However, everything you post online is a piece of the puzzle that creates your image. Your online business persona isn’t limited to LinkedIn. Photo by: Yoel Ben-Avraham (Flickr)
  10. 10. “The bottom line is that today we can judge people without even meeting them. You may not have the opportunity to impress me in person because I have already formed my opinion of you based on what I find online.” – C.E.O Krista Nehe Photo by: Suspenseful (Tumblr)
  11. 11. What you post online cannot be erased, even if you click delete. Photo by: Amar Toor Photo by:Wesleyan University
  12. 12. “Think about what people are doing on Facebook today. They're building an image and identity for themselves, which in a sense is their brand.” – Mark Zuckerberg Photo by: BrandYourself Photo by: Dale Spencer (flickr)
  13. 13. Photo by: The Zeus of Marketing Social media platforms also affect us psychologically. They fulfill various social needs. Photo by: Erika Glasier (Flickr)
  14. 14. Like every debate, there are two sides. Facebook can make us feel good about ourselves in a healthy way – Psychology Today Facebooking has become “me- booking” leading to narcissism. - Christopher Carpenter Photo by:Tim Biesbrouck
  15. 15. “Unlike a mirror, which reminds us of who we really are and may have a negative effect on self-esteem if that image doesn't match with our idea, Facebook can show a positive version of ourselves.” – Jeffery Hancock Photo by: SuretoShine (Flickr)
  16. 16. “Despite the name 'social networks,' much user activity on networking sites is self- focused.”– Brittany Gentile UGA doctoral candidate Photo by: Edwin Vlems
  17. 17. No matter which side of the debate you’re on, there is no denying social media impacts our self-image. Photo by: Yummistyle
  18. 18. Some argue social media promotes narcissism… Photo by: Reisha Baker
  19. 19. Others worry it damages self-esteemPhoto by: Leslie Goldman
  20. 20. We can focus on all the potential issues social media may cause… …or find ways to better leverage the benefits it offers.Photo by: Liran
  21. 21. Namely, we can leverage the branding tools literally at our fingertips! Photo by: Jeff Schmitt
  22. 22. Social media allows you to create a digital self portrait. How will you draw yourself? Photo by: Stephen WiltshirePhoto by: Colourblind.com
  23. 23. References Photo by: Digitalidenitity.com “The Flight From Conversation” The New York Times “New Selfie-Help Apps Are Airbrushing Us All Into Fake Instagram Perfection” Huffington Post “How does your online persona match with ‘real’ life?” The Globe and Mail “Personal Branding: Why You Need a Personal Brand Online” Launch Yourself BrainyQuote.com “Social Media’s Dual-Edged Sword: Narcissism vs. Self-Esteem” Psychology Today “Is Facebook Good Or Bad For Your Self-Esteem?” Psychology Today
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