Who uses Facebook? An investigation into the relationship between the Big Five, shyness, narcissism, loneliness, and Facebook usage

Who uses Facebook? An investigation into the relationship between the Big Five, shyness,... Research highlights ► We investigated how personality influences usage or non-usage of Facebook. ► Facebook users were more extraverted and narcissistic than nonusers. ► Facebook nonusers were more conscientious and socially lonely than users. ► Facebook usage habits varied as a result of certain personality traits. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Computers in Human Behavior Elsevier

Who uses Facebook? An investigation into the relationship between the Big Five, shyness, narcissism, loneliness, and Facebook usage

Computers in Human Behavior, Volume 27 (5) – Sep 1, 2011

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Elsevier
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Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Ltd
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0747-5632
DOI
10.1016/j.chb.2011.02.004
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Abstract

Research highlights ► We investigated how personality influences usage or non-usage of Facebook. ► Facebook users were more extraverted and narcissistic than nonusers. ► Facebook nonusers were more conscientious and socially lonely than users. ► Facebook usage habits varied as a result of certain personality traits.

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Computers in Human BehaviorElsevier

Published: Sep 1, 2011

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