SAGE Journal Articles
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This article reflects on three studies of self-presentation in terms of deliberate or conscious activity. The methodology suggests that non-conscious social cues may directly impact the concept of self-presentation in most cases. This signifies a behavior that has become learned over time and thus, becomes a habit.
- Discuss the concept of self-preservation in communication.
- Identify the habitual behaviors that become mundane in every day communication.
- Discuss how the social environment effects self-presentation.
- Discuss how self-presentation can be triggered by social settings and environments.
This article explores the relationship of location-based social networks on identity drawing on the work of Foucault’s technologies of the self. The use of Foursquare and other social media identifies location as a key factor in self-identity and disclosure.
- Identify the role of locative media in identity theory.
- Explain what is meant by “Technologies of the Self”?
- Find an example of keeping a “memory backed up” in order to preserve self-identity.
- Describe an implication of the spatial and temporal disclosure of self-identity.