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Anonymity Project: The PostSecret Effect :comments

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Tags: production, Video sharing, Voyeurism

Here’s an interesting 5 minute video about why people send their secrets to PostSecret and read their embarrassing pubescent diaries out loud on stage at events like Mortified. It doesn’t break any new ground, but it’s well done and I like the focus on the “need for authenticity” and the idea that “new media create new ways of knowing ourselves.” It reminded me of the conversation I had with Frank Warren (creator of PostSecret) and how he told me that it really didn’t matter if all the secrets he gets in the mail are true or not, what matters is that we, the readers of the secrets, feel they are true. 

 

 

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Hey, I’m Hal Niedzviecki. I’m a writer/thinker who lives in Toronto, Ontario, Canada with my wife and daughter. Up till now I’ve always considered myself a private person. But at the same time I’m fascinated by people who effortlessly open themselves up to the whole world. So I’ve… more...

 

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