Social Media Is A Great Way Of Expressing Oneself Essay

1234 Words Oct 16th, 2016 5 Pages
Social media is a great way of expressing oneself. One of the social media platforms that does this well is Instagram. With Instagram, you can show the world what outfit you are wearing or what you had for lunch that day. You can also promote a product and advertise how it works or its benefits. I picked two Instagram accounts that I personally follow and I discuss how they both use Instagram for their own personal use. My first pick was Zendaya, because in my eyes she is the most beautiful girl I have ever seen. I happened to bump into her at Atlanta International Airport while waiting for the flight that would move me to Rhode Island. I did not know who she was until I saw a commercial of her and recognized her and I started to follow her after that. My second choice is LeBron James, a professional basketball player in the NBA. I picked him because basketball is my favorite sport and I play it myself. He is also currently the best player in the world and recently won the 2015-2016 season NBA championship. Therefore, celebrity Instagram accounts tend to market a persona and products more than they tend to express their “actual” self. Zendaya’s Instagram account is a very active one with over 33 million followers. She makes a post at least once a week, and her posts vary from post to post. For my examples, I will be using her recent post. The first one is from October 11 and it is a selfie of her. The caption reads “snapped” and she makes the assumption that her fans…

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