Though she has verified Instagram and Twitter accounts, Stiles doesn’t cast a big presence on social media, and that pose a problem these days. In an Interview with Metro, Stiles turned her nose up at the concept of having an open digital diary. “The danger is that it gets in the way of being able to play pretend. Because you’re advertising your own personality and your own real life, how can you trick people into thinking that you’re somebody else,” Stiles said, adding, “And it seems to have an influence over casting, now they’re very interested in people who have lots of followers. And I feel like that’s sort of contrary to actors who I think are really interesting.”
Sure, perhaps that sounds a bit out of touch, and perhaps even a little elitist, but let’s not forget that Stiles also had to weather an attack on her child-rearing skills from Instagram followers who fell all over themselves criticizing the way she held her baby in a carrier, so maybe she has a point.