""Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Google Plus, Vine … all great—just not all the time. In fact, researchers have found that our obsession with social media is becoming less about connecting with others and more about vanity, egocentricity and self-promotion. We spoke with Elliot Panek and Sara Konrath, lead researchers for a University of Michigan study linking social media and narcissism. Read on to find out if you—or someone you know—is a social media narcissist.""
You're constantly updating your profile picture. Instead of choosing a profile photo that illustrates the close relationships you may have with friends and family, you choose ones that say, "I'm pretty and fun!" Research also finds that you choose profile photos that might "maximize the possibility of gaining admiration." Translation: You pick the one you think will get the most "likes."