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 Life in Media

Website dedicated to the Media Life/Life in Media project of Mark Deuze, Professor of Media Studies, University of Amsterdam (The Netherlands).

Leave a comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: