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11 March 2011

Women more social online

Women who base their self-worth on their looks tend to share more photos online and to maintain a larger number of friends on social networking Web sites, according to a new study.

 Women who base their self-worth on their looks tend to share more photos online and to maintain a larger number of friends on social networking Web sites, according to a new study.

He and his colleagues examined the online behaviour of 311 male and female participants who averaged 23 years old. The researchers checked such things as the amount of time spent managing online profiles, the number of photos they shared, the size of their online networks and how "promiscuous" they were in terms of friending behaviour.

 
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