Final Major Project: Social Networking
“Feedback from the social context within which the individual operates has a profound impact on identity consolidation. . . SNSs [Social networking sites] have also promoted an unhealthy dependence on approval from others to authenticate an individual’s identity claims and self-worth.”
– (Stapleton et al 2017: 148)
Stapleton, P., Luiz, G., and Chatwin, H. 2017. “Generation Validation: The Role of Social Comparison in Use of Instagram Among Emerging Adults”. In Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking, 20(3), 142-149.