[Air-L] Food updates
rcbury at rogers.com
Tue Nov 3 17:54:30 PST 2009
"On facebook if you are a dog people know you are a dog."
Well said, Peter!
However I would argue that this Facebook presentation may be more singular but is no more "real" or less mediated. What it does do is make one's "front stage" management, to borrow from Goffman, more conscious and visible.
And allowing one "self" to break out into other spaces may have unintended and real (as in material) consequences--the prospective boss checks out your facebook page and sees the photos of your "shitfaced" self at the bar.
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