World 'Insecure People With Low Self-esteem More Likely to Post on Facebook'

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    Nigeria - According to a recent survey, insecure people with low self-esteem issues are more likely to post their relationship status on Facebook.

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    A report from Brunel University, published Friday, found that the popular Facebook “relationship status” feature was used by individuals with low self-esteem to generate attention to distract from their own feelings.

    “People with low self-esteem are more likely to see the advantage of self-disclosing on Facebook rather than in person,” the report said.

    However, rather than providing a boost of self-confidence, the romantic status posts “tend to be perceived as less likeable,” it added.

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    Source: RT.com

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