Word of the Day – Success Theater
January 9, 2013 Leave a Comment
n. Posting images and stories designed to make others believe you are more successful than you really are.
We’ve become better at choreographing ourselves and showing our best sides to the screen, capturing the most flattering angle of our faces, our homes, our evenings out, our loved ones and our trips.It’s success theater, and we’ve mastered it.
—Jenna Wortham, “Facebook Poke and the Tedium of Success Theater,” The New York Times, December 28, 2012
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