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The More Often You Tweet, The Bigger Narcissist You Are [STUDY]

A new study conducted by University of Michigan researchers Elliot Panek, Yioryos Nardis and Sara Konrath found that social media reflects and amplifies the culture’s growing levels of narcissism.

In the words of the researchers, “Facebook is a mirror and Twitter is a megaphone.”

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Is Twitter Turning Us Into Narcissists?

Is Twitter turning us all into narcissists or is there something else at work here? There is – and that something is our need to feel important and the fact that narcissists on Twitter would be narcissists with or without the social network.

Feeling important is a fundamental human need. We get this need by joining clubs, obtaining leadership positions, accomplishing big things and so on. Twitter is another outlet for that desire to feel special and should not be confused with narcissistic behavior . . . or should it? Read more