O capítulo “Self, Self-Presentation, and the Use of Social Applications in Digital Environments” acaba de ser publicado. Escrevi o trabalho junto ao meu orientador de mestrado, José Carlos Ribeiro, para publicação no livro “Handbook of Research on Technoself: Identity in a Technological Society“. Organizado por Rocci Luppicini, o livro reúne 37 trabalhos de pesquisadores de todos os continentes: Estados Unidos, Canadá, Reino Unido, Austrália, Suécia, África do Sul, Romênia, Noruega, Espanha, Hong Kong, Israel e Brasil.
This chapter discusses the use of social applications in the process of the constitution of the self and the production of the self-presentation in digital environments. It examines two modalities: (1) the use of social applications that promote the comparative analysis of actions, speeches, and performance repercussions taken place in the digital environment, and (2) the use of applications and systems that enable the retrieval of the users’ social information in a systematic, sequential, and historical perspective. It also discusses how these applications present users with different methods of monitoring, controlling, visualizing, and planning information that is published not only by individuals themselves but also by the interacting individuals in the social digital environment.