T101_L19.docx

13 views2 pages
19 Nov 2014
School
Course
Professor
Who are we online?
Impression management
The dramaturgical model
Front stage>>> want to convert particular identity to audience in front stage (Idealized identity), where
performace occurs
The actor’s performance
The team’s performance
Dramaturgical loyalty and discipline
Back stage= where you’re interacting with teammate/actors of the performance, interacting about the
performance but the audience isn’t there
Back stage behaviors: talk bad about the audience, strategize about the performance, gossip about the
performance/person>>> think about the customer/employee interaction (front stage, nice to customers, etc
then backstage is where you talk about the customers)
Back stage maintenance: maintain control over who has access to back stage behaviors
Off stage: involves people in the performance but is not about the performance itself
Shifting performances: putting on front for particular interaction>> forever changing between stages, types
of performance is constantly changing per situation/people
Our identity is not a static thing, it is constantly changing and morphing, depending on the performance we
are giving/presence we are trying to portray
How does impression management change online?
Clearly using new techs to manage identity
Adapting a new persona?
People adopting personas to appeal to the audience they are trying to reach
Racial identity
Age identity
Gender identity
Although talked about frequently, not different from what we find in interpersonal communication despite
technology b/c we are always trying to depict a certain type of persona
we are what we are not
anonymity, less rich communication, etc.
Micro-management?
Micro-manage the impressions we leave>>> constantly engaged in performance given off
The difficulty of corralling audiences
Unlock document

This preview shows half of the first page of the document.
Unlock all 2 pages and 3 million more documents.

Already have an account? Log in

Get OneClass Notes+

Unlimited access to class notes and textbook notes.

YearlyBest Value
75% OFF
$8 USD/m
Monthly
$30 USD/m
You will be charged $96 USD upfront and auto renewed at the end of each cycle. You may cancel anytime under Payment Settings. For more information, see our Terms and Privacy.
Payments are encrypted using 256-bit SSL. Powered by Stripe.