True You Episode 14: Real or Fake? Uncovering the True You on Social Media

Do you struggle to be true to yourself on social media? Maybe there are two versions of you: one for your everyday friends and family, and another for your followers. We’ll tell you how to break free from the fake personas and learn to find freedom by being the truest version of you!

Today on True You, we’re getting real about who we are on social media. It’s easy to create a false image of ourselves by only posting perfect selfies and the best moments of our lives, but how does that line up with who we are behind our screens? It’s time to tackle the social chameleon phenomenon and commit to displaying only one version of ourselves—the True Version. Let’s see one girl’s story of confronting her social media fakeness:

Real or Fake: Uncovering the True You on Social Media


If you’re struggling to be true to yourself on social media, here are a few verses to help you portray the real you. Write them down, memorize them, and live in their Truth.

We’d love to hear from you! Send us your freedom story—that’s what we call it when God sets you free through His Truth found in the Bible. Post your one-minute video on social media and tag @liesyoungwomenbelieve or upload it here, and it could be selected to be featured on a future episode of True You.

Join Dannah Gresh, Staci Rudolph, and Alena Pitts for an upcoming online teen Bible study based on Lies Young Women Believe and the Truth That Sets Them Free. Register today at

About Author

Dannah Gresh is completely in love with her chocolate labradoodle, Stormie. (But just for the record, she doesn't like dog kisses.) She's been married to Bob for over twenty years and loves that he brings her "freshly sharpened bouquets of pencils." She's the mom to Lexi, Autumn, and Rob. Oh, and she co-wrote Lies Young Women Believe with Nancy DeMoss Wolgemuth!

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