Online Identity Explained

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Webinar 3min

This short explainer video explores the concept of online identity - what is is, how it's created and how it can develop.

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When we’re online, we can be anyone that we want. For most people, this might mean carefully curating our social media content to make ourselves seem a little bit cooler, a touch funnier or leading a slightly more glamorous life than we are in reality. It’s natural and understandable, certainly – but is it exactly honest? What’s more, if we expect other people to believe these subtle modifications, how do we know that what we’re being shown online about other people’s lives is genuine? This short video introduces the often complex subject of online identity.