Social Media “Teleco-presence” Theory of Identity

Kehbuma Langmia


This paper examines the issue of social media interpersonal human interactions. The onslaught of social networking sites on the Internet for inter-human synchronous and asynchronous communication has revolutionized interactive communication. The fragmentation of audiences from the cultural, gender, class, race and value perspectives has complicated a unique theoretical dimension for understanding these forms of communications on social media. This paper attempts to conceptualize a theoretical benchmark for understanding identity formation when it comes to interpersonal communication level.       



Social Media; Theory; Trust; Identity; Teleco-presence

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