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Author Cunningham, Carolyn, 1973- author

Title Social networking and impression management : self-presentation in the digital age
Published Lanham : Lexington Books, 2012
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Description 1 online resource (333 pages)
Contents SOCIAL NETWORKING AND IMPRESSION MANAGEMENT: Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part 1: Impression management strategies: 1. Comparing impression management strategies across social media platforms -- 2. "Looking the part" and "Staying true": Balancing impression management on Facebook -- 3. Face-off: Different ways identity is privileged through Facebook; Part 2: Identity in professional contexts: 4. Compressed crystals: a metaphor for mediated identity expression -- 5. Branding as social discourse: identity construction using online social and professional networking sites --
11. Psychological benefits and costs: a self-affirmation framework for understanding the effects of Facebook self-presentation --12. What you can really know about someone from their Facebook profile (and where you should look to find out) -- Bibliography; Index; About the contributors
6. Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter: corporate identity management across social media platforms -- Part 3: Managing intersectionality: 7. Virtual closets: strategic identity construction and social media -- 8. The performative and performance possibilities of social media: Antoine Dodson and The Bed Intruder -- 9. Developing a transgender identity in a virtual community -- Part 4: The light and dark side of impression management: 10. Face threatening messages and attraction in social networking sites: reconciling strategic self-presentation with negative online perceptions --
Summary Social Networking and Impression Management: Self-presentation in the digital age / edited by Carolyn Cunningham, provides original research on key issues in the field of identity management and social networking sites. The contributors to this volume draw on current research in the field and offer new theoretical frameworks and research methods, making the book useful for both students and scholars of social media
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Impression formation (Psychology)
Social networks.
Form Electronic book
Author Brody, Nicholas Paul
Davis, Daniel C
Drushel, Bruce E.
Green-Hamann, Sara
Hall, Jeffrey A.
Johnson, Amber L., 1969-
Johnson, Benjamin
Kuznekoff, Jeffrey H
Liberman, Corey Jay
Lippman, Margaeux B
McEwan, Bree
Mease, Jennifer J
Morris, Timothy W
Nuitjen, Koos
Pennington, Natalie
Peña Pocasangre, Jorge.
Rosenbaum, Judith.
Sherblom, John C
Stepman, Peter
Sundararajan, Binod.
Sundararajan, Malavika
Toma, Catalina
Tougas, Jessica A
ISBN 0739178121