Boundaries to the Articulation of Possible Selves Through Social Networking Sites: The Case of Facebook Profilers' Social Connectedness

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This study aims to contribute to an emerging literature that seeks to understand how identity markers on social networking sites (SNSs) shape interpersonal impressions, and particularly the boundaries that SNSs present for articulating unconstrained "hoped-for possible selves." An experiment employing mock-up Facebook profiles was conducted, showing that… (More)
DOI: 10.1089/cyber.2010.0612

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@article{Zwier2011BoundariesTT, title={Boundaries to the Articulation of Possible Selves Through Social Networking Sites: The Case of Facebook Profilers' Social Connectedness}, author={Sandra Zwier and Theo Araujo and Mark Boukes and Lotte M. Willemsen}, journal={Cyberpsychology, behavior and social networking}, year={2011}, volume={14 10}, pages={571-6} }