Self-presentation of Thai Women on Dating Websites for Seeking Foreigner Guys

Abstract

The research “Self – presentation of Thai women on Dating websites for seeking foreigner guys “ has two objectives; 1) To study the characters and content of Thai women that are used for the presenting female self to seek foreigner guys on Dating website and 2) To study Thai women’s expression of their thoughts on Online Media. This study is a qualitative study. The research tools are textual analysis and observation from 2 Dating websites of Thailand. The data are collected and analyzed from the registration of personal information in the websites such as photos, content and other signs for representing personal information to attract foreigner guys on Dating websites. Research theories are Semiology, Cyberfeminism, Self-Concept and Self-Identity. The study proves to portray the reflection of Thai women in expression themselves on Online Media.



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Patcharaporn Deewong, Bangkok University, Thailand

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Conference: MediAsia2013
Stream: Media Studies

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