Random, Messy, Funny, Raw: Finstas as Intimate Reconfigurations of Social Media
CHI '20: CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems Honolulu HI USA April, 2020, pp. 1-13, 2020.
Among many young people, the creation of a finsta-a portmanteau of "fake" and "Instagram" which describes secondary Instagram accounts-provides an outlet to share emotional, low-quality, or indecorous content with their close friends. To study why people create and maintain finstas, we conducted a qualitative study through interviews with...More
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