What your Facebook profile really says about you

A 17-year-old English girl is a finalist in the BBC’s “So You Want to Be a Scientist?” project for her analysis of Facebook profile pictures. The finalist, Nina Jones, and her mentor, Oxford University’s Bernie Hogan, made some interesting discoveries about everyone’s favorite social network. According to their research, as reported by the BBC: “Men were 50 percent more likely to have retouched their [profile] photo than women, and 20 percent less likely to be smiling in it. Being in a couple raised…

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