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Your Tweets Might Be Displaying Your Sociopathic Ways

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The next time you take a look at someone’s Facebook status and say to yourself, “What a sociopath,” keep this in mind: people’s social media updates actually can display evidence of antisocial personality disorder.

The three main indicators of the Dark Triad of personality, the Daily Dot reports, are psychopathy, narcissism and Machiavellianism. The presence of all three traits can result in “socially malevolent behavior such asĀ self-promotion, emotional coldness, duplicity, and aggressiveness,” all of which were found to be manifested in some people’s Facebook status updates in one study. Read More