Does Facebook reveal how materialistic YOU are? Researchers find some people 'collect' friends and constantly compare themselves to others



For people who are materialistic, Facebook acts much like a tool to help them achieve their goals – but, this often means comparing themselves with others, and treating friends as 'digital objects.'
This is according to a new study, which surveyed hundreds of Facebook users on their social media activity, tendency toward materialism, and the objectification and instrumentalization of Facebook friends.
The researchers found that materialistic people use Facebook far more frequently than others, and with greater intensity, as a way to achieve goals and feel good about themselves.
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21 November 2017 in Science &Technology, Views: 78
Source: Daily Mail
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