In days gone by, the perfect life lived before the cameras was reserved for Hollywood stars; their reality like ours, was a striking dichotomy between what the public saw and what the private life truly was. (Just watch any random episode of "Behind the Music".) Today, everyone has access to that platform and the expected corollary has manifested.
|What We Present to the World|
On the converse, social media is not your diary, nor is it a place to seek mental health advise. If most of your posts are about your next drink, you might need to seek help. So if you would not call me with your problem, perhaps it's best to keep some things private.
|What Our Lives Really Look Like|
Our question remains, how do you live an authentic life on social media? It's difficult because a well lived life does not play well; but neither does the fake one.