EurekAlert: Motivation for using fake Instagram (Finsta) is not to reveal inappropriate self

EurekAlert: Motivation for using fake Instagram (Finsta) is not to reveal inappropriate self . “As Instagram is viewed as a place for building the ideal self, some users have created fake Instagram (Finsta) accounts to buck this trend. But are these ‘fake’ accounts really there to express the real, sometimes ugly self, or is there a deeper motivation? A recent study by researchers at Pennsylvania State University, found that users align their real Instagram accounts (Rinsta) with their actual self and to escape from reality, whereas Finsta to foster social bonding.”

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