Ja-cielesne w procesie komunikacji internetowej
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The article presents the review of the body image issues in the aspect of interpersonal communication through the Internet process. As the Computer-Mediated-Communication process varies form both the face-to-face and the mass-communication processes. there are the specific characteristics of that appeared in the article. There are two different points of view on the body image's significance of the lnternet users presented in the article. On one hand, body image is pointed as the individual feature of the sender determining the communication dynamics; while on the other hand, body image may be considered as the particular component of social perception process, especially concerned the interpersonal attractiveness issue, the activation of social stereotypes or emotional expression. The paper points to some social aspects of CMC connected to the role of body image which still require the researchers to take them into consideration as the new, interesting and almost completely unexplored research areas.