Essentially, it is our decision as to what we say and the manner in which we say it (Wallace, 1999).
It is therefore easy to see why certain individuals may prefer to present themselves online.
Moreover, some chat rooms allow members to develop profile pages too.
As a potential first point of contact, effective profile construction may play a pivotal role in the management of first impressions.
This investigation of information in 324 profiles from two chat rooms for adults found that most users include a picture of themselves on their profile, hence apparently tying themselves to their offline identity.
Nevertheless, the majority remain anonymous, probably many more than for social networking sites and blog authors.
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For this reason, effectively managing first impressions through the construction of the profile would seem to be particularly relevant in the chat room.
Furthermore, chat room users are said to construct their profiles in a manner that increases the possibility of being contacted by desirable others (Li, 2007).
Although Lenhart and Madden (2007) found that that 49 percent of U. teens using SNSs do so to make new friends, the existing literature suggests that SNSs are used principally to maintain pre–existing off–line networks (boyd and Ellison, 2007; Ellison, , 2007).