Type the name of a celebrity or public figure who you know something about. As there are many versions of celebrity and public sites, be sure the one you select has a blue check mark beside the name, which indicates this is a verified account or that the account is the official account on behalf of that individual.


the following questions about your experience on Facebook:

  • What types of content does the person like?
  • What types of content is he or she posting (for example, photos, status updates, or personal information)?
  • If this person posts photos, what types of images do they tend to post?
  • Is the person making deep personal disclosures?
  • Based on your knowledge of psychological theories, what might some of these behaviors signify to you? Why?


the following questions about your experience on Twitter:

  • Which public figure’s Twitter account did you choose to review?
  • What type of content was posted on his or her Twitter feed?
  • Was it possible to determine whether the individual was doing his or her own tweeting?
  • Did the voice established by the author align with what you know about that person?
  • Did the visuals, such as photos or graphics, match up to what you know about the individual?


the following questions in reference to both Facebook and Twitter:

  • How frequently was content posted on the accounts you observed?
  • Was this content what you would expect to read from each individual?
  • Did anything surprise you or seem out of alignment with what you know about each individual?