PSY 362 Benchmark, Social Self: Self-esteem is the overall view someone will have towards themselves (Gilovich, Keltner, Chen, & Nisbett, 2015). The idea of self-enhancement and self-verification can impact someone’s self-esteem in either a positive or negative way. People who encounter with having a higher self-esteem tend to make more poor choices than someone who has low self-esteem. Social media sites like Instagram have an influence over how people view themselves. This is paper will be about an understanding of social self, self-verification, and the motives of self-enhancement for self-esteem as it relates to social media……..