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Fragmented Self is a term used to describe a self spread across many social, physiological, and physical channels. One aspect of a person may be present in one place, and another aspect elsewhere.
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A fragmented, or distributed self is a term used to describe a self spread across many social, physiological, and physical channels. One aspect of a person may be present in one place, and another aspect elsewhere. One's roles on each site may differ depending on the shape of the site. One may be professional on a networking site and informal on another. Digital space affords the individual multiple identities and containers for those identities. Erving Goffman's Presentation of Self in Everyday Life {{cleanup}}
  
 
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Definition

A fragmented, or distributed self is a term used to describe a self spread across many social, physiological, and physical channels. One aspect of a person may be present in one place, and another aspect elsewhere. One's roles on each site may differ depending on the shape of the site. One may be professional on a networking site and informal on another. Digital space affords the individual multiple identities and containers for those identities. Erving Goffman's Presentation of Self in Everyday Life

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