Accuracy of Facebook Profiles

Intuition tells us that most people are honest about what they put on their Facebook profiles, including interests, activities, favorite books, photos, etc. That is the culture of Facebook - what you see is what you get. However, it\'s nice to see the data back this up. An article in Time titled 'The psychology of Facebook profiles' identifies a study giving factual support to this claim. Dr. Rey Junco also came to a similar conclusion in one of his recent blog posts, 'Students lying on their online profiles', concluding that "most students (90-97%) expressed their true selves."

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