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The meaning of tattooing for women during this ‘‘tattoo renaissance’’ and links to the self

Tattoo and the self From Clothing and Textiles Research Journal The past 30 years in Western culture have been labelled a ‘‘tattoo renaissance’’ with increases not only in the number of individuals getting tattoos but also in television shows featuring … Continue reading

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‘Who am I?’: Online dating self-presentations

Profile as promise: A framework for conceptualizing veracity in online dating self-presentations From New Media & Society Philosophers have long struggled with the existential inquiry, ‘Who am I?’, but this fundamental question is now routinely posed to internet users each … Continue reading

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Overconfidence pays when the audience knows the least

Complex Social Consequences of Self-Knowledge From Social Psychological and Personality Science Job applicants are taught to project confidence in interviews, but can overconfidence trip them up and put off employers? For this research participants read application materials to join a … Continue reading

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To see and be seen: Celebrity practice on Twitter

From Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies This article examines the use of Twitter by famous people to conceptualize celebrity as a practice. Networked Media is changing celebrity culture, the ways that people relate to celebrity … Continue reading

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