(Podcast) Our Modern Destruction or Development of Identity

Hi; hope that you’re doing well!

Please find below my first Podcast Episode: Our Modern Destruction or Development of Identity 

Today I will be discussing and diving into the theme: Identity and technology – specifically how Social Media and technology aid in the development, or destruction, of one’s identity.

After you have finished listening to this week’s episode, please let me know in the comments what your opinion is about our digital identities and your experience with creating your own digital identity!

Thank you so much! 


Bers, Marina Umaschi. Designing Digital Experiences for Positive Youth Development: From Playpen to Playground. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012.

Bullingham, Liam, and Ana C. Vasconcelos. “‘The Presentation of Self in the Online World’: Goffman and the Study of Online Identities.” Journal of Information Science 39, no. 1 (2013): 101-12. https://doi-org.ezproxy.leidenuniv.nl/10.1177/0165551512470051.

Tiggemann, Marika. “Digital Modification and Body Image on Social Media: Disclaimer Labels, Captions, Hashtags, and Comments.” Body Image 41 (June 2022): 172-80. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bodyim.2022.02.012.

Wells, H. G., Bruce Sterling, and Joseph M. Reagle. World Brain. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2021.

Bibliography of Photo utilized 

Mishra, Sanket. Hand of Man Using Android Smartphone with Icons of Social Media on Screen, Smartphone Life Style, Smartphone Era, Smartphone in Everyday Life. Photograph. Pexels. April 4, 2023. https://www.pexels.com/photo/hand-of-man-using-android-smartphone-with-icons-of-social-media-on-screen-smartphone-life-style-smartphone-era-smartphone-in-everyday-life-16229745/.