Warn­ing over so­cial me­dia

Evening Times - - NEWS -

EX­CES­SIVE use of so­cial me­dia - in par­tic­u­lar the post­ing of im­ages and self­ies - has been linked to a sub­se­quent in­crease in nar­cis­sism, re­search has found.

Re­searchers from Swansea Uni­ver­sity, found those who used so­cial me­dia ex­ces­sively, through vis­ual post­ings, dis­played an av­er­age 25 per cent in­crease in nar­cis­sis­tic traits in­clud­ing gran­diose ex­hi­bi­tion­ism and ex­ploit­ing oth­ers.

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