Who is really one the other side of the screen

On the other side of social media coin there’s a chance for people to create an appearance that is a façade.


There are shows like MTV’s ‘Catfish’ that try to uncover the identity of people trying to fool others online by pretending to be something or somebody they are not online. Most of the time these people online pretending to be other people online have done it out of being bullied in their real lives and create the person they want to be online. Many studies have shown this same connection in online gamers, creating the kind of heroic person they aspire to be online as an escape from their real lives.





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