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I am unashamed of my social media footprint.  And it is extensive. I think you can use it for all different purposes and can really connect with people. I have taken old relationships farther, kept up with people I would otherwise lose track of, found new relationships, and put myself out there in the relationship universe. But you have to do it wisely. My philosophy—that I didn’t realize was theoretically sound until I read this chapter—is to split my accounts and view each as having a different mission. I use Facebook almost exclusively for people I already know or know well like old friends and family. I treat it like my scrapbook and I post things I want to remember there.  It’s my long-term identity. On Insta, I don’t care who follows me. I post things that are the public me. I don’t care who knows them because it’s how I want to be seen. I will take (most) followers.  Not creepy guys though.  On Twitter, I am my Fangirl self. I follow some celebs and famous accounts. When I want to connect with others who watch those shows or teams, I do it on Twitter. I think I’m a hybrid of what boyd and Marwick said. I am segmenting my audience AND tailoring my performances. 




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I am unashamed of my social media footprint.  And it is extensive. I think you can use it for all different purposes and can really connect with people. I have taken old relationships farther, kept up with people I would otherwise lose track of, found new relationships, and put myself out there in the relationship universe. But you have to do it wisely. My philosophy—that I didn’t realize was theoretically sound until I read this chapter—is to split my accounts and view each as having a different mission. I use Facebook almost exclusively for people I already know or know well like old friends and family. I treat it like my scrapbook and I post things I want to remember there.  It’s my long-term identity. On Insta, I don’t care who follows me. I post things that are the public me. I don’t care who knows them because it’s how I want to be seen. I will take (most) followers.  Not creepy guys though.  On Twitter, I am my Fangirl self. I follow some celebs and famous accounts. When I want to connect with others who watch those shows or teams, I do it on Twitter. I think I’m a hybrid of what boyd and Marwick said. I am segmenting my audience AND tailoring my performances. 




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