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Expressions of Malevolent Character are Triggered when Posting on Facebook

Authors Danilo Garcia
Oscar N. E. Kjell
Sverker Sikström
Published in 32nd Association for Psychological Science Annual Convention. Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Publication year 2020
Published at Department of Psychology
Language en
Keywords Dark Triad; Facebook; Narcissism; Psychopathy; Social Comparison; Social Competition.
Subject categories Human Aspects of ICT, Psychology


We used modern computational methods in order to show that written descriptions of daily life differ in malevolent content when people are asked to use it as a status update on Facebook (i.e., Facebook condition) compared to when they are asked to keep it for themselves (i.e., Confidential condition).

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