Michal Kosinski of Stanford University, Wu Youyou and David Stillwell of the University of Cambridge and H.
Andrew Schwartz of Stony Brook University in New York looked at piles of click data generated by hundreds of thousands of Facebook users.
Indicating our preferences on Facebook—clicking “Like” on the pages of TV shows, celebrities, activities and brands we’re interested in—has been shown in another study to be an accurate predictor of personality traits.
“For example, people who score high on Extraversion tend to Like ‘partying,’ ‘dancing,’ and celebrities such as ‘Snooki,'” the researchers behind the big data study wrote in their paper.
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Professor Michal Kosinski is famous for two things: pioneering research that – if you believe the hype – put Trump in the White House and took Britain out of Europe, and being offered a job and threatened with a lawsuit by Facebook on the very same day.It was one of our most popular screenings by far, and I’m glad we were able to help not only bring the movie back to the biggest screen possible, but to show it in laser-projected IMAX.Director Joseph Kosinski was good enough to join us for a Q&A after the movie, and before he took questions from the audience, he spoke to Steve Weintraub about the status of ?In a series of studies, they examined the “Likes” of these people as well as their writing patterns.They also compared the Facebook behaviors of people in romantic relationships and pairs of friends.