Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Instafame and Self-branding in an Age of Social Media

http://news.nationalpost.com/arts/books/instafamous-how-teenage-girls-are-using-sex-selfies-and-social-media-to-sell-themselves-online

A pretty interesting article centered around how social media is shaping our perceptions of ourselves and of others, especially among teenage girls seeking to resemble their most admired celebrities. Does Instagram propel young women to sexualize themselves for money, popularity and likes? Is it going too far to say that Instagram could be propelling a digital form of self-induced prostitution?

1 comment:

  1. This was really insightful and interesting. Thanks so much for sharing!

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