This article takes as a point of departure Erving Goffman`s (1959) ideas and the self-discrepancy theory of Higgins (1987) in order to introduce the habits of self-presentation of young people in the online environments.
The aim of my article is to examine the reasons for joining SNS and the aspects young people would hope to emphasize on their profile images in social networking sites (SNS).
To fully experience everything I’d admired at a distance, crawled towards for weeks, fed by my imagination. You bob and weave, negotiate to construct an ideal shared identity between the two of you, based on very little (and often incorrect) info.
The survey was sent to 25 different Facebook groups in order to achieve a broad sampling range. more Pilot study based on the work by Goedel & Duncan (2015) to identify the usage patterns of geo-social networking apps by Deaf gay men.
A live wire of sensuality snaked through her, from the way she licked her lips, through the sway of her hips, down to the way her toes would curl when she laughed.
There was just something about her that drove me crazy.
Online dating, online job applications, job interviews, and meetings with important people put pressure on us to look as favorable as possible so that we can get the desired outcome. To achieve our desired goals, we need to learn the best ways to make those judgements work in our favor.
Often, these judgements occur in a fraction of a second.