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Researcher finds top reasons for Facebook unfriending

In what may be the first comprehensive study of its kind, a University of Colorado Denver Business School student has revealed the top reasons for Facebook unfriending, who is unfriended and how they react to being unfriended.

How People Monitor Their Identity and Search for Others Online

Reputation management has now become a defining feature of online life for many internet users, especially the young. While some internet users are careful to project themselves online in a way that suits specific audiences, other internet users embrace an open approach to sharing information about themselves and do not take steps to restrict what they share.

Facebook Profiles Can Be Used to Assess Levels of Narcissism

In 2008, the Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin published a study conducted by Laura Buffardi and W. Keith Campbell that examined whether laymen could accurately rate an individuals level of narcissism based on the content of their Facebook profile.

Facebook and Willingness to Communicate

Contrary to conventional wisdom, a person’s willingness to communicate offline is similar to their willingness to communicate on the internet. Those who are not willing to communicate offline also tend to have the same unwillingness to communicate online.

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