Denouncing Promotion

Joining the pop culture conversation, users satire themselves on social media

Implications - While the majority of users take caution in making sure they present themselves as well as possible on social networks, the rise of self satirization on social media has helped to increase individual humility and work as a form of self promotion in the entertainment world. Transforming the means by which talent is discovered, social self satire is gaining momentum as a means to relate to pop culture while joining the conversation.
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Self-Embedded Photo Edits - PeejeT Incorporates Himself into Photoshopped Celebrity Images
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Warm 37,091 Clicks Pub: May 31, 13
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Bogus Romance Photography - Keisuke Jinushi Transforms His Hand into a Fake Girlfriend Prop
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Warm 39,503 Clicks Pub: Aug 11, 13
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Clever Facebook Covers - Facebook Users Use Timeline Cover Photo Space to Express Fun and Creativity
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Warm 16,320 Clicks Pub: Jan 20, 13
Clever Facebook Covers
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Bizarre Bathrobe Photography - The Bathrobe Crusader Instagram Travel Photo Series is Hilarious
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Warm 4,602 Clicks Pub: Sep 30, 14
Bizarre Bathrobe Photography
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Seamlessly Adjusted Photos   - Flóra Borsi Digitally Adds Herself to Iconic Historical Captures
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Warm 5,646 Clicks Pub: Apr 23, 13
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Flóra Borsi Digitally Adds Herself to Iconic Historical Captures
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