Image: Andi Jetaime (Flickr)The “Perfect” Online ProfileBy: Roy Cui - 10006927
Facebook and other social media websites areUNDOUBTELY the perfect avenues for SHARINGpictures and life events with friend...
People are going to show off the BEST of their livesand their FAVOURITE moments.Image: Bomvu
Social media is for SOCIAL MOMENTS, so everyone isgoing to be FOCUSING on the COOLEST MOMENTSImage: Images of Money (Flickr)
When people go on Facebook they’re oftenCRAFTING a persona – they’re portraying themselvesat their HAPPIESTImage: D Sharon...
Technology is ADAPTING, providing us with BETTERtools to present our SELF-IMAGEImage: Simon Young (Flickr)
We have now the ability to CHANGE our look, andalso MASK our identityImage: Giovanni (Flickr)
No one would share the BAD, DEPRESSING part oftheir livesImage: Craig Damlo (Flickr)
This creates a type of SOCIAL CENSORSHIP, anILLUSION of a perfect life that everyone lives in.Image: Aapo Haapanen (Flickr)
Some people then “PROJECT – and CONSUME –IDEALIZED images through Facebook”Image: Weste McGowen
Researches show that the MASS PROLIFERATION ofso-called “perfect lives” on Facebook can causerampant ENVY and DISTRESSImag...
Humans are NATURALLY competitive and socialmedia platforms ENCOURAGE social comparisonImage: MrDays (Flickr)
Studies showed that 1 in 3 respondents felt moreDISSATISFIED with their own lives AFTER spendingtime on the siteImage: Mar...
Viewing the number of BIRTHDAY GREETINGS and“LIKES” were big culpritsImage:SocialisBetter(Flickr)
Unprecedented accessto other people’sphotos also triggeredEMOTIONAL PAIN andRESENTMENTImage: Tony Blay (Flickr)
These picture – perfect images can be especiallydifficult for teenagers to grapple with becausethey’re often HYPER-CONSIOU...
It’s a tender and CRITICAL stage in life – a time forforming an understanding of who you areImage: Absentbabainski (Flickr)
And 73% of teens are on a social networkImage: Michael B. (Flickr)
But this issue did not just come out with the rise ofsocial media, it’s in our HUMAN NATURE to appearthe BEST in front of ...
Social Media only BROADENED the aspects of ourlives which can be compared with and shown toothersImage: Highways Agency (F...
As time goes on, this problem will be moreMAGNIFIEDImage: Athena Workman (Flickr)
So how PERFECT is your online image?Image: Rishi Bandopadnay (Flickr)
Sources• http://www.wbur.org/2013/02/20/facebook-perfection• http://www.thegrindstone.com/2013/04/23/work-life-balance/doe...
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  1. 1. Image: Andi Jetaime (Flickr)The “Perfect” Online ProfileBy: Roy Cui - 10006927
  2. 2. Facebook and other social media websites areUNDOUBTELY the perfect avenues for SHARINGpictures and life events with friends.Image: MF (Flickr)
  3. 3. People are going to show off the BEST of their livesand their FAVOURITE moments.Image: Bomvu
  4. 4. Social media is for SOCIAL MOMENTS, so everyone isgoing to be FOCUSING on the COOLEST MOMENTSImage: Images of Money (Flickr)
  5. 5. When people go on Facebook they’re oftenCRAFTING a persona – they’re portraying themselvesat their HAPPIESTImage: D Sharon Pruitt (Flickr)
  6. 6. Technology is ADAPTING, providing us with BETTERtools to present our SELF-IMAGEImage: Simon Young (Flickr)
  7. 7. We have now the ability to CHANGE our look, andalso MASK our identityImage: Giovanni (Flickr)
  8. 8. No one would share the BAD, DEPRESSING part oftheir livesImage: Craig Damlo (Flickr)
  9. 9. This creates a type of SOCIAL CENSORSHIP, anILLUSION of a perfect life that everyone lives in.Image: Aapo Haapanen (Flickr)
  10. 10. Some people then “PROJECT – and CONSUME –IDEALIZED images through Facebook”Image: Weste McGowen
  11. 11. Researches show that the MASS PROLIFERATION ofso-called “perfect lives” on Facebook can causerampant ENVY and DISTRESSImage: Ktoine (Flickr)
  12. 12. Humans are NATURALLY competitive and socialmedia platforms ENCOURAGE social comparisonImage: MrDays (Flickr)
  13. 13. Studies showed that 1 in 3 respondents felt moreDISSATISFIED with their own lives AFTER spendingtime on the siteImage: Martin Gomel (Flickr)
  14. 14. Viewing the number of BIRTHDAY GREETINGS and“LIKES” were big culpritsImage:SocialisBetter(Flickr)
  15. 15. Unprecedented accessto other people’sphotos also triggeredEMOTIONAL PAIN andRESENTMENTImage: Tony Blay (Flickr)
  16. 16. These picture – perfect images can be especiallydifficult for teenagers to grapple with becausethey’re often HYPER-CONSIOUS of MEASURING UPto their peersImage: Miguel Angel (Flickr)
  17. 17. It’s a tender and CRITICAL stage in life – a time forforming an understanding of who you areImage: Absentbabainski (Flickr)
  18. 18. And 73% of teens are on a social networkImage: Michael B. (Flickr)
  19. 19. But this issue did not just come out with the rise ofsocial media, it’s in our HUMAN NATURE to appearthe BEST in front of othersImage: Wellcome Image (Flickr)
  20. 20. Social Media only BROADENED the aspects of ourlives which can be compared with and shown toothersImage: Highways Agency (Flickr)
  21. 21. As time goes on, this problem will be moreMAGNIFIEDImage: Athena Workman (Flickr)
  22. 22. So how PERFECT is your online image?Image: Rishi Bandopadnay (Flickr)
  23. 23. Sources• http://www.wbur.org/2013/02/20/facebook-perfection• http://www.thegrindstone.com/2013/04/23/work-life-balance/does-social-media-affect-your-self-esteem/• http://www.forbes.com/sites/jmaureenhenderson/2012/07/11/is-social-media-destroying-your-self-esteem/
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