πŸ“‘ How Aussie tweens are ‘brand-managing’ themselves

Bookmarked Thirteen and Insta-famous: How Aussie tweens are 'brand-managing' themselves (ABC News)
You definitely do need to have two accounts, says Meika Woolard, a 13-year-old with 335,000 Instagram followers. She is one of Australia's most prominent teen Insta-influencers, and part of a growing trend of users harnessing the power of multiple accounts.
This touches on piece in Boing Boing highlighting that young people do not want a single identity. Uses of social media like this has me thinking about the way that IndieWeb and Domain of One’s Own centralise identities. Is this something unique to social media? Is this a limit of the ‘Rel=me’ approach?

4 responses on “πŸ“‘ How Aussie tweens are ‘brand-managing’ themselves”

  1. I think an important aspect of the IndieWeb to remember is that even though one uses a domain as their primary identity, that doesn’t preclude the use of multiple domains for different aspects of your identity. In fact this is something that was discussed in the Identity and the IndieWeb session at IWC Baltimore 2018

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