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dc.contributor.authorTeh, Justin Jia Pin
dc.date.accessioned2014-04-01T01:21:57Z
dc.date.available2014-04-01T01:21:57Z
dc.date.copyright2014en_US
dc.date.issued2014
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10356/55816
dc.description.abstractFacebook has become the social networking site of choice for young adults in Singapore, boasting high penetration rates. As such, it has overlapped into the offline lives of many people. Hence, young adults see their online identities as an extension of their offline lives. However, the public nature of the internet and Facebook has necessitated the engagement of facework and presentation of self on Facebook in order to avoid the collapse of social context, where friends from different social circles inevitably interact. The influence of impression management in the construction of online identities in young Singaporeans was examined through interviews and content analysis of their Facebook profiles. Results point to impression management playing a role in the online presentation of self, although it was often not done on a conscious level. However, it also suggested that young adults in Singapore still viewed their offline lives as more important despite the interconnectedness of their online and offline lives.en_US
dc.format.extent37 p.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.rightsNanyang Technological University
dc.subjectDRNTU::Social sciences::Sociology::Social behavioren_US
dc.titleThe influence of impression management on the online presentation of self in young adults in Singaporeen_US
dc.typeFinal Year Project (FYP)en_US
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Humanities and Social Sciencesen_US
dc.description.degreeBachelor of Artsen_US
dc.contributor.supervisor2Premchand Dommarajuen_US
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