To many people have been caught in a web of lies, the show Catfish as an example. This distrust makes a person want to be a little untruthful themselves, if someone else is doing it why not me?
This makes going on the internet seem like an odd way to find more communities, form new ones, or strengthen pre-existing ones. According to last year the loss of money for businesses and financial institutions are in the billions and with consumers out of pocket expenses has been about 5 billion dollars.
Media play varying roles in arguments both for and against the survival of sense of community, but their presence should not be ignored.
That we'll be forgotten by others and that our own memories will begin to fade, changing the person that we are.
Many comment that identity production through digital communities is a vivid representation of identity production in the real world hence equipping one with the skills needed for networking in the real world. People all over the world are on SNS put up information that some time too personal all the time but then at the same time complain about privacy issues.
Another rational of using a digital journal instead of a blog is you can genuinely express your identity in a form of a journal or a diary, limiting the audience of the diary also limits the anxiety of being judged. However, the most basic definition of our identity would be the qualities, beliefs, and baggage that make up each person.
I will be comparing them to find what they have in common and how they are different.