The “ I ” s have it : Sex and Social Status Differences

We examined the use of “I” in Tweets posted by 50 famous people during a one-month window. The linguistic inquiry and word count (LIWC) was implemented to determine the percentage of 140-character Tweets that used the personal pronoun “I”. Our findings showed patterns typically seen in natural speech. Specifically, women used the self-referent focus “I… CONTINUE READING