Can your tweets reveal your gender? Study exposes inaccurate stereotypes about the words men and women use
When you post a tweet or write a status on Facebook, your choice of words sends and impression to others on all aspects of your life.
But often these impressions can be wrong - especially when it comes to gender.
For example, if you tweet about technology, people will assume you are a man, but if you use the words 'love' or 'fashion' people will think you are female.
WRONG ASSUMPTIONS In a series of studies, participants were asked to make assumptions about the authors of tweets, based solely on what they wrote.
People made judgements about a writer's gender, age, education level, or... read more
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