Impression Management Of A Networked Setting : Reading Pop Culture, 2nd Ed Edited By Jeff Osbourne
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Boyd, Danah. “Impression Management in a Networked Setting” Reading pop culture, 2nd Ed Edited by Jeff Osbourne. Bedford / St. Martins, 2016, PP, 122-127
In “Impression Management in a Networked Setting”, the reading focuses on how people and mainly adolescents project a type of fade on social media sites. The author states how many young people today are sad, but when on Facebook only take happy looking selfies and hide their true feelings, so they can get more likes from friends. And even how your social media profile page can make a good, or bad impression for a future employer; forcing teens to be more warry about what pictures, videos and reshares that are on their profile page. In the book, it goes into the scenario that teenagers…show more content…
However, when the teens were shown a post of their friends, or people they know with drugs and alcohol; there was no effect to their pleasure center of the brain. Meaning that teens will most likely like / share photos of drugs and alcohol that their friend reshare without a second thought. The reporter in this article got her information from top scientist from UCLA Brain Mapping Center. In “Teens: This is How Social Affects Your Brain”, the researchers never tested adults only adolescent, to see the effect of social media on their brain. This article makes fine research material for a more scientific description of the teen brain, when using social media.
Freitas, Donna. “The Happiness Effect: How Social Media is Driving a Generation to Appear Perfect at Any Cost”. Oxford University Press, 2016. Ebook.
In the EBook “The Happiness Effect: How Social Media is Driving a Generation to Appear Perfect at Any Cost”, the author, Donna Freitas, has a PhD is sociology and has conducted years of research on the topic of social media effecting teens. Donna focuses on how Social media has become the dominant force in young people 's lives, and each day seems to bring another shocking tale of private pictures getting into the wrong hands, or a lament that young people feel compelled to share every thought with the entire globe. Pulling from countless survey and interviews with students on thirteen college campuses,