I’m not that brave

Everything I post on social media is carefully thought out to make me look artistic, mysterious and beautiful. In fact, I wanted to post my funny bangs, a cat I met, a selfie with pimples, a stupid chatting transcript with my friend. But once I felt like they were going to break my character setting, I stopped.

When I say, ‘Get to know more about me!’, I am actually quickly hiding my true self. Just like, when I wrote the last sentence, I checked my grammar twice.

The powerful media shell wraps around me, but at the same time reflects a quiet and fragile me.

Published by deuzemedialife

Mediastudies, University of Amsterdam

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