Online personality and offline identity

Techdirt Daily Email for Tuesday, 09 March 2010 – Outlook Web Access Light

and “Turns Out That People Are Actually Pretty Honest About Themselves Online” TechDirt 19 February 2010

Not many studies appear on the theme; I suppose that the methodology to research online is not the easiest to practice. BUt it seems that people behave offline and online in pretty similar ways. It certainly corresponds to other studies that examine how people on the long term would present themselves and the discovery that the differences between online and offline are minor.

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About Audrey Guinchard

Senior Lecturer @ University of Essex (UK)
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