Digital Doppelgänger: Between Self-Perception and Public Image

By Alia Soliman.

Published by The International Journal of the Image

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Published Online September 18, 2015 $US5.00

Recently, digital doppelgänger trends have become a phenomenon in which social media users seek their lookalikes on the Internet. In this paper I investigate the meaning and impact of such fixation and what the digital revolution signifies to the doppelgänger apparition.

Keywords: Doppelgänger, Image Discovery, Cyber Culture

The International Journal of the Image, Volume 6, Issue 3, September, 2015, pp.51-61. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Published Online September 18, 2015 (Article: Electronic (PDF File; 463.240KB)).

Alia Soliman

PhD Candidate, Center of Multidisciplinary and Intercultural Inquiry, University College London, London, UK