Furthermore, narcissists’ tendency to update about their accomplishments explained the greater number of likes and comments that they reported receiving to their updates.
Why do some people write Facebook status updates that describe amusing personal anecdotes, whereas others write updates that declare love to a significant other, express political opinions, or recount the details of last night’s dinner?
Status updates are one of the most popular features of Facebook, but few studies have examined the traits and motives that influence the topics that people choose to update about.
In this study, 555 Facebook users completed measures of the Big Five, self-esteem, narcissism, motives for using Facebook, and frequency of updating about a range of topics.
On the right sidebar are a number of new customization options, including the ability to change the conversation’s color, edit nicknames, change the emojis that can be used, and to mute notifications, and search within the chat thread.
It’s not exactly revolutionary, but it does add a playful element to the conversation.
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That’s now changing, with users spotting the new interface in the United States, Europe, and New Zealand.
Since the inception of Facebook in 2004, status updates have been one of its most preferred features ().
Status updates allow users to share their thoughts, feelings, and activities with friends, who have the opportunity to “like” and comment in return.
You see a ‘new private message’ notification on Facebook. But then I started seeing so many other people complaining on the same problem.
Because, after a couple of hours or so, it would start working again…