A snapshot of personality and Twitter.
Two studies examined the relationship between Twitter use and personality. Narcissism, the Big Five, and self-esteem weren’t related to creating a Twitter account. A second study, obtained through Twitter, examined correlations with patterns of use. Narcissism moderately correlated with accounts followed and contentiousness with posting. All other correlations were nonsignificant.
Society of Personality and Social Psychology
Porter, B., Knee, C. R., & Rodriguez, L. M. (2011, January). A snapshot of personality and Twitter. Presented at the 12th Annual Meeting of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, San Antonio, TX.
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