Gap Fill - Social Media - Level 2


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Posting too selfies may cause a in narcissism, say researchers. Narcissism is selfishness and the you are very talented and . You need from others and think you are better than everyone . Researchers found that big users of social media sites like Facebook showed a 25 per cent rise in narcissism in four months. The researchers studied how people aged 18 to 34 used social media and looked at their personality changed. Posting selfies seemed to increase of narcissism in a way that messages do not.

Professor Phil Reed, from Swansea University, said: "There have been of links between narcissism and the of [selfies] on social media...but until this , it was not known if...[this] is associated with the... in narcissism. The of this study suggest that...posting selfies can increase narcissism." He said that "about 20 per cent of people may be at of developing" narcissism. They want and likes from people after they post a selfie. They also want to show others how their is better or how are more attractive.

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