In a reflection on Twitter’s recent IPO, artist Kyle McDonald asks what it means to have an online identity.

Twitter went public last week, and in response, media artist Kyle McDonald decided to open up his own personal Twitter account to the masses.

McDonald, who is known for his ‘People Staring at Computers’ project, wanted to explore the idea of what it means to form an online identity. He explains:

Twitter [is] one of the few services that has helped shape our understanding of what it means to craft an identity online, [so] I’ve decided to put my own identity in the hands of the public.

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