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  1. Oct 2015
    1. Essjay

      Like many, I'm struck here by the usage of usernames in the creation of an ethos. I think it's important; but I also think it's worth noting that there is a generational divide at work here. Many people still use usernames to create a digital self; but we should remember that quite often today people log into other sites via FaceBook, Twitter, etc. Many people use their actual names for these sites, and thus for their usernames. This sort of ethos creates a sense of continuity, or 'branding' if you will, that is more prevalent in the newer generation of Internet users who grew up with social media as a given... https://www.facebook.com/help/112146705538576

  2. Sep 2015