What is there to say about social media that haven’t been said already? Well, plenty. Not only is it one of the hottest topics in the public debate due to the its wide use, it is also the subject of many new and upcoming researches. Fresh findings are constantly emerging, giving us a pretty good understanding of this incredible phenomenon which took over our lives in an instant and completely transformed it. Here are 11 new and unbelievable facts you should know about social media and you.
Psychopaths Post More Selfies
A recent study have found that posting numerous selfies was related to higher psychopathy. Now, before you panic you should know that psychopathy actually means impulsivity and lack of empathy, and it is in fact a continuous aspect of personality we all have in one way or another. In extreme cases though, it is defined as a personality disorder characterized by enduring antisocial behaviour, diminished empathy and remorse, and disinhibited or bold behavior. One possible explanation suggests that these people don’t really filter what they put on social networks due to their lack of self-control. Bottom line: Tell us how many selfies your friends post, and we’ll tell you who you are!