Since the inception of social media, the way we used to socialize has changed tremendously and most of us now spend considerable time on websites such as Facebook. If a recent study done by psychologists at Brunel University London is to be believed, your Facebook posts say a lot more than what you might have ever thought!
It would be better to skip this article if you post too much about your love interest on Facebook as it may hurt your ego! The team behind this study carried out extensive research by conducting survey on Facebook users to judge their thinking and how it affects their Facebook posts.Interestingly, if one of your friends post about his/her love interest quite often, chances are the person is suffering from low self esteem. The study also highlights that self centered and narcissists people always want to seek approval to become center of attraction. They do this by bragging too much about their achievements and activities on Facebook.
These kind of people are often seen posting Facebook status about their makeup, exercise regime or diet. Their hole sole aim is to somehow garner as much as likes and comments, and by liking or commenting you are actually promoting this behavior.
Recommended: 7 Tips for Increasing Social Media Follower Base
The study points out that getting regular likes and comments makes one feel socially inclusive, while not getting much likes and comments might make one feel left out of social sphere. After examining the survey responses, the study team divided personality traits in to 5 broad categories – Agreeableness, Extroversion, Openness, Neuroticism and Conscientiousness, along with self-esteem and narcissism.
Facebook users who reportedly are more conscientious are more likely to post about their children. To summarize, those who shove their personal life onto your Facebook timelines are more likely to be insecure in their life.