Monthly Archives: January 2009

Face it : You Love Yourself


Take a look at my Facebook page, aren’t I gorgeous,  glamorous and succeessful?

FACEBOOK, THE ONLINE networking phenomenon, has 100,000 million users with pages full of photos and updates on its users’ latest endeavours. But these pages can reveal more than first thought – it  can expose narcissists. Researchers at the University of Georgia asked untrained observers to look at the pages of 130 Facebook users. Glamorous self-portraits, long lists of friends and self promoting “walls” comments all indicated an unhealthy level of vanity. Study author Keith Campbell says, “Narcissists are using Facebook the same way they use their other relationships: for self- promotion, with an emphasis on the quantity over quality

Courtesy: Reader’s Digest(January ’09)

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