Tracking the Digital Footprints of Personality

@article{Lambiotte2014TrackingTD,
  title={Tracking the Digital Footprints of Personality},
  author={Renaud Lambiotte and Michal Kosinski},
  journal={Proceedings of the IEEE},
  year={2014},
  volume={102},
  pages={1934-1939}
}
A growing portion of offline and online human activities leave digital footprints in electronic databases. Resulting big social data offers unprecedented insights into population-wide patterns and detailed characteristics of the individuals. The goal of this paper is to review the literature showing how pervasive records of digital footprints, such as Facebook profile, or mobile device logs, can be used to infer personality, a major psychological framework describing differences in individual… Expand
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