‘Show Us Who You Are’

The Role of Social Media in Creating Personal Identity

Many people in the world use social media as a public personal diary. Individuals narrate their lives, reveal personal details, promote themselves and even talk to themselves. Anyone can be a public raconteur. Some even become viral raconteurs. In the session, we will reflect on the different types of narratives that are used in the world of social media and how people play with their own identities.