How Many Personas Do You Maintain Online (and Why)?

In the not too distant past people often defined themselves by saying they wore several "hats." One could wear the mother hat, the nurse hat, the wife hat, the lover hat--and switch them off and on with no one thinking anything of it, because they could still see that it was really just you. It's different now, and instead of switching hats--you switch personas, which, for Internet users, is more like … [Read more...]