A tale of two sites: Twitter vs. Facebook and the personality predictors of social media usage

@article{Hughes2012ATO,
  title={A tale of two sites: Twitter vs. Facebook and the personality predictors of social media usage},
  author={David John Hughes and Moss Rowe and Mark Batey and Andrew Lee},
  journal={Computers in Human Behavior},
  year={2012},
  volume={28},
  pages={561-569}
}
Social networking sites (SNS) are quickly becoming one of the most popular tools for social interaction and information exchange. Previous research has shown a relationship between users’ personality and SNS use. Using a general population sample (N = 300), this study furthers such investigations by examining the personality correlates (Neuroticism, Extraversion, Openness-to-Experience, Agreeableness, Conscientiousness, Sociability and Need-for-Cognition) of social and informational use of the… CONTINUE READING
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