What does your favourite social network tell us about your personality? (infographic)

20 Aug 2012102 Views

Certain personality types are draw to certain social networks, a new infographic shows.

The infographic by CPP.com and published on Visual.ly takes the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator assessment based on psychologist and psychiatrist Carl Jung’s theory of personality types and applies its possible outcomes to social networks.

The assessment consists of a questionnaire designed to measure psychological preferences in how people perceive the world and make decisions.

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When it comes to social networks, then, extroverts tend to flock to Facebook, whereas those with a preference for LinkedIn display a combination of extroversion, intuition and/or thinking personality traits.

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Tina Costanza has held senior editorial positions at daily newspapers in Ottawa and Toronto

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