Online Identity

For related uses, see Internet identity (disambiguation)Internet identity, or internet persona is a social identity that an Internet user establishes in online communities and websites. It can also be considered as an actively constructed presentation of oneself. Although some people prefer to use their real names online, some Internet users prefer to be anonymous, identifying themselves by means of pseudonyms, which reveal varying amounts of personally identifiable information. An online identity may even be determined by a user's relationship to a certain social group they are a part of online. Some can even be deceptive about their identity.
Posts about Online Identity
  • Facebook Just Told Us How to Do Facebook Marketing

    … First, the Reachpocalypse, where Facebook massively reduced organic reach of business pages. And now, the Promocalypse where Facebook has decreed that as of January, 2015 overly promotional posts from business pages will be treated like a North Korean political opponent. The potential ramifications of this disappearing act are significant…

    Jay Baer/ Convince and Convertin Social Content How To's- 556 readers -
  • The urban legends of online identity

    … types of data that exist.” Consumers will share their identifying information with a brand if they’re rewarded with a personalized experience. “As services like Facebook and LinkedIn continue to be used by hundreds of millions of people, they’re getting used to it,” said Chris Kief, CTO at Saatchi & Saatchi. “I don’t even know if the benefit…

    Digiday- 15 readers -
  • Facebook Punishing Marketers Again

    Facebook has just announced that starting in January, they will be further throttling pages that are made to help promote sales, sweepstakes or even just reuse ad copy. These posts, which are 100% organic in nature and would only be seen by people who already follow your page, will not show up in their News Feed nearly as often.

    Michael Levanduski/ Performance Marketing Insider- 10 readers -
  • Twitter’s ‘Digits’ Will Let You Sign Up For Third Party Apps With Your Phone Number

    … Twitter’s first mobile developer conference, Flight, took place yesterday in San Francisco, with the company unveiling their new Fabric platform for mobile app developers. One aspect of Fabric that’s very interesting is Digits, a new Twitter-powered tool that lets users sign in to their party apps with just their mobile phone number. (more…) New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media. …

    Shea Bennett/ AllTwitter- 2 readers -
  • Thinking of Rebranding Your Blog? Read This.

    … back. And so you research new domain names, you design new logos, you test the waters. And you make the switch – your blog (and your online identity) is something new. Something more you. Jodi Wilson did that on New Year’s Eve 2013. She took a blog she had lovingly nurtured for six years from online journal to a much larger online place…

    Stacey Roberts/ @ProBloggerin Social Google Facebook- 8 readers -
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