All posts tagged: Persona

5 Easy Pieces: Fake Profiles, How Many Should You Have?

  Photo courtesy TimeLordmk on Deviant Art   In the online world you can be whomever you want to be, but, how many times? As social media created large communities, just like any town, there are good sides and there are bad sides and people act out in ways that they normally wouldn’t if the veil of a computer screen wasn’t there to protect their antics and their identity. But, do you think some have gone too far? Either there are way more folks misdiagnosed with multiple personality disorders, or their are less people using the WWW than originally counted, they are using multiple profiles! 1. Reasons to Be a Fake There are scores of reasons to create an online identity that doesn’t quite match your real identity, safety and security being the number one.  In an age where identities are easily stolen, it makes good sense.  For instance, my real name is not “Delilah”, and only a handful of friends know that, but it serves to keep my real identity somewhat out of the …