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Apps as Companions: How Quantified Self Apps Become Our Audience and Our Companions
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2018)
Self-tracking apps gather intimate information about our daily lives. Sometimes, they take the role of a confidante, an anthropomorphised companion we can trust. Humans have long confided in non-human companions, such as ...
Seeing Ourselves Through Technology: How We Use Selfies, Blogs and Wearable Devices to See and Shape Ourselves
Selfies, blogs and lifelogging devices have become important ways in which we understand ourselves. Jill Walker Rettberg analyses these and related genres as three intertwined modes of self-representation: visual, written ...
Self-Representation in Social Media