Large number of Facebook friends linked to narcissism

JohnThomas Didymus
Digital Journal

According to a new study by researchers at Western Illinois University (WIU), the pattern of your Facebook activity may reveal “socially disruptive” narcissist tendencies.

According to a new study by researchers at Western Illinois University (WIU), the pattern of your Facebook activity may reveal “socially disruptive” narcissist tendencies.

My Fox Phoenix reports the study included over 290 individuals whose self-promoting behaviours on Facebook were measured. The Guardian reports the study used students aged between 18 and 65, using measures of two socially disruptive narcissist traits, the first grandiose exhibitionism (GE) and entitlement/exploitativeness (EE).

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