Motivation for using fake Instagram (Finsta) is not to reveal inappropriate self

As Instagram is viewed as a place for building the ideal self, some users have created fake Instagram (Finsta) accounts to buck this trend. But are these "fake" accounts really there to express the real, sometimes ugly self, or is there a deeper motivation? A recent study by researchers at Pennsylvania State University, found that users align their real Instagram accounts (Rinsta) with their actual self and to escape from reality, whereas Finsta to foster social bonding.

Motivation for using fake Instagram (Finsta) is not to reveal inappropriate self

As Instagram is viewed as a place for building the ideal self, some users have created fake Instagram (Finsta) accounts to buck this trend. But are these "fake" accounts really there to express ...

Mon 16 Apr 18 from Phys.org

Motivation for using fake Instagram (Finsta) is not to reveal inappropriate self, Mon 16 Apr 18 from Eurekalert

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