Being watched and feeling judged on social media

  title={Being watched and feeling judged on social media},
  author={Rosalind Gill},
  journal={Feminist Media Studies},
  pages={1387 - 1392}
  • Rosalind Gill
  • Published 17 November 2021
  • Sociology
  • Feminist Media Studies
ABSTRACT This short paper reports on research I conducted in 2020/21 with a diverse group of young people living in the UK. The research is interested in multiple aspects of “life on my phone” and is centred on listening to young people’s accounts of their lives on and off social media. Here, I draw out several key experiences that young women in particular told me about again and again. First, the impossibility of being perfect but also real. Second, the experience of feeling watched and… 
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