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The personality of popular facebook users

Daniele Quercia, Renaud Lambiotte, David Stillwell, Michal Kosinski, Jon Crowcroft
2012 Proceedings of the ACM 2012 conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work - CSCW '12  
We study the relationship between Facebook popularity (number of contacts) and personality traits on a large number of subjects. We test to which extent two prevalent viewpoints hold.  ...  That is, popular users (those with many social contacts) are the ones whose personality traits either predict many offline (real world) friends or predict propensity to maintain superficial relationships  ...  We finally thank the three anonymous reviewers.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2145204.2145346 dblp:conf/cscw/QuerciaLSKC12 fatcat:cdtrku2hgfaahf6v4ygmz6yfvm

Our Twitter Profiles, Our Selves: Predicting Personality with Twitter

Daniele Quercia, Michal Kosinski, David Stillwell, Jon Crowcroft
2011 2011 IEEE Third Int'l Conference on Privacy, Security, Risk and Trust and 2011 IEEE Third Int'l Conference on Social Computing  
Since there has not been a study between personality and use of Twitter at large, we set out to analyze the relationship between personality and different types of Twitter users, including popular users  ...  For 335 users, we gather personality data, analyze it, and find that both popular users and influentials are extroverts and emotionally stable (low in the trait of Neuroticism).  ...  This work was in part funded by RCUK through the Horizon Digital Economy Research grant (EP/G065802/1).  ... 
doi:10.1109/passat/socialcom.2011.26 dblp:conf/socialcom/QuerciaKSC11 fatcat:26kertdhbrevfkl4samy5rgcn4

Interpersonal Attraction Traits on Facebook

Jusang Bolong, Sri Azra Attan
2021 International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences  
Facebook users are engaging in numerous ways to initiate or maintain interpersonal relationships, such as increasing the frequency of interactions, improving the quality of communications, and utilizing  ...  Facebook users agreed that interpersonal attraction traits such as physical attraction, social attraction, extraversion, and popularity, should be highlighted; however, they have to be neutral in highlighting  ...  Facebook users were situated at a moderate level of popularity. The distribution shows that the popularity level amongst Facebook users is quietly even.  ... 
doi:10.6007/ijarbss/v11-i15/10648 fatcat:fjnas7rjlbg4dg3smkp43l5knm

Being Popular on Facebook, are You Happy?

Jusang Bolong, Sri Azra Attan
2020 International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences  
The objective of this study is to identify the relationship between popularity and life happiness amongst Facebook users.  ...  Results indicated that more popularity is shown by other Facebook users with lower uncertainty leading towards life unhappiness.  ...  When other Facebook users respond to identity disclosure, there is always a sense as a person who wants to be popular.  ... 
doi:10.6007/ijarbss/v10-i15/8232 fatcat:g4xw2bfgszd45psvsii52xh6nu

Mediating Effect of Uncertainty on The Relationship Between Interpersonal Attraction Traits and Life Happiness amongst Facebook Users

Jusang Bolong, Sri Azra Attan
2020 International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences  
Thus, the objective of this study was to examine the mediating effect of uncertainty on the relationship between interpersonal attraction traits and life happiness amongst Facebook users.  ...  It is found that there is a mediating effect of uncertainty on the relationship between interpersonal attraction traits and life happiness amongst Facebook users, namely physical attraction, social attraction  ...  Profile of Facebook Users Within the context of this study, female users were more likely to use Facebook compared to male users.  ... 
doi:10.6007/ijarbss/v10-i15/8248 fatcat:drprwes2fnf5fdtrlbv33v7moi

Leveraging Personalization To Facilitate Privacy [article]

Tehila Minkus, Nasir Memon
2014 arXiv   pre-print
Instead of suggesting the same defaults to each user, services can leverage knowledge of users' traits to recommend a machine-learned prediction of their privacy preferences for Facebook.  ...  This supports the proposal to put personalization to work in online communities to promote privacy and security.  ...  [26] examine the personality traits that predict Facebook popularity.  ... 
arXiv:1406.2398v1 fatcat:hg3nap4v6bg3rkalsvlds4dpyu

Leveraging Personalization to Facilitate Privacy

Tehila Minkus, Nasir Memon
2014 Social Science Research Network  
Instead of suggesting the same defaults to each user, services can leverage knowledge of users' traits to recommend a machinelearned prediction of their privacy preferences for Facebook.  ...  This supports the proposal to put personalization to work in online communities to promote privacy and security.  ...  [26] examine the personality traits that predict Facebook popularity.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2448026 fatcat:5zslfpxdlbfpvciiuxl6vwswoa

Issues and Challenges of Cyber Security for Social Networking Sites (Facebook)

Roshan Jabee, M. Afshar
2016 International Journal of Computer Applications  
Social networking websites such as Facebook, Twitter, Myspace, Google+, and LinkedIn are the popular social sites. Facebook is most popular social networking site.  ...  It is usual for the users of social websites to share information; however they lose privacy, while sharing information with strangers,  ...  Facebook Users A total 153(90%) users out of 170 were to be found Facebook user and 10% users were not having account on Facebook. Means Facebook is quite popular among people.  ... 
doi:10.5120/ijca2016910174 fatcat:d3orjnrvdze7viiuub7vhh5eji

The Need for Popularity and Facebook Usage Among Czech and Polish Young Adults

Anna Brosch
2017 The New Educational Review  
This study aimed also to discover the relation between the need to be popular on Facebook and three key factors: the number of Facebook friends, activity on Facebook and perceived enjoyment during this  ...  However, there is a statistically significant correlation between the need for popularity and two factors: the number of friends (r = .501) and the level of perceived enjoyment in using Facebook (r = .401  ...  According to Zywica and Danowski (2008) , the number of friends and posts a person has on his/her wall on Facebook is a significant indication to other users that the person is popular.  ... 
doi:10.15804/tner.2017.50.4.09 fatcat:jqqitldj3nduhkix5adlvomfoi

Real-time Protection Mechanism for Social Networking Sites Using Proxy Server

Swapnil S Matsagar
2012 IOSR Journal of Engineering  
In the past few years, social networking website has become a popular networking culture.  ...  In the past few years, Social Networking (SN) websites such as Face book, Orkut, twitter and MySpace become very popular.  ...  Communities are collections of a large amount of personal information. Hackers can steal all of the user information. In addition, all users have similar characteristics.  ... 
doi:10.9790/3021-021246368 fatcat:sxigz5odfnhxnf566ng5n2alpy

A Closer Look at Third-Party OSN Applications: Are They Leaking Your Personal Information? [chapter]

Abdelberi Chaabane, Yuan Ding, Ratan Dey, Mohamed Ali Kaafar, Keith W. Ross
2014 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
More worrisome, 22% of Facebook applications and 69% of RenRen applications provide users' personal information to one or more fourth-party tracking entities.  ...  We examine third-party Online Social Network (OSN) applications for two major OSNs: Facebook and RenRen. These third-party applications typically gather, from the OSN, user personal information.  ...  Thanks to Alan Mislove for shepherding this manuscript and the anonymous reviewers for their valuable feedback. This research was funded by French ANR project PFlower.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-04918-2_23 fatcat:ylehgkxzhfctdpna3ztd2ojqra

THE LINGUISTIC CONSTRUCTION OF ASSOCIATIVE PERSONAL LABELIZATION OF FACEBOOKERS' NICKS

Iqbal Nurul Azhar, Darul Hikmah
2020 Prosodi  
It also shows that the uses of the nicknames by the Facebook users are influenced by their personal fancies (personal labelization).  ...  The result of the study shows that there are personal identities associated to the nicknames used by Facebook users.  ...  The Facebook user, by using Park Shin Hye's name, might wish to be as popular as her. In some ways, Facebook nicks used by the Facebook users are associated with symbols of kindness.  ... 
doi:10.21107/prosodi.v14i2.8761 fatcat:kseunckbivgsxlsogiuqnngssy

Does This Profile Picture Make Me Look Fat? Facebook and the Presentation of Self

Tim March
1969 The Arbutus Review  
With over 800 million users worldwide, the popular online social networking service, Facebook, has become a cultural phenomenon.  ...  This working research paper examines one aspect of Facebook: the presentation of self.  ...  He spoke of a friend who has a bland Facebook page with few pictures, posts or friends. He stated that in real life this person is one of the most popular people he knows.  ... 
doi:10.18357/tar31201211536 fatcat:4twen24e5jbdpdittbthzyqxha

Social networking and privacy attitudes among college students

Kristen A. Carruth, Harvey J. Ginsburg
2017 Psychology Society & Education  
Abstract: Daily use of social networking sites (SNS) such as Facebook has become routine for millions of Internet users. Facebook is currently still the most popular social media site.  ...  The hypotheses were that use of Facebook, user self-efficacy for social media and users' general attitudes about privacy expectations are predictors of specific attitudes towards Facebook social media  ...  By the end of 2006, Facebook had emerged as the most popular SNS, connecting over 12 million active users.  ... 
doi:10.25115/psye.v6i2.510 fatcat:lpnll7ca4ne7zhldyqca7khiqa

The Relationship between Personal Factors, Facebook Intensity and Academic Performance of Youth Students in Libya

Mohamed Idries Ahmed Abusbiha, Che Su Mustaffa
2014 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
The purpose of this study is to propose a conceptual framework on the relationship between social network usage especially Facebook with academic performance.  ...  Today, social network is very important to many people particularly for the youths in their everyday lives, integrating their online and offline experience and becoming one of the primary means of connecting  ...  In the current 2000s, online social networking sites have gained popularity among college students. Facebook is one of the highly popular social media worldwide.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2014.10.264 fatcat:ienwiedy3bcjvalarx5lwctsza
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