Narcissism and Social Media Use: A Meta-Analytic Review

  title={Narcissism and Social Media Use: A Meta-Analytic Review},
  author={Jessica L. McCain and W. K. Campbell},
  journal={Psychology of Popular Media Culture},
The relationship between narcissism and social media use has been a topic of study since the advent of the first social media websites. In the present manuscript, the authors review the literature published to date on the topic and outline 2 potential models to explain the pattern of findings. Data from 62 samples of published and unpublished research (N = 13,430) are meta-analyzed with respect to the relationships between grandiose and vulnerable narcissism and (a) time spent on social media… 

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