Gender Differences in Competivness and Narcissim as Exhibited through Pictures on Facebook
The purpose of the current study was to explore the influence of competitiveness on the photos that men andwomen choose to present of themselves on Facebook. Participants consisted of 236 undergraduate students.Participants completed competitiveness and narcissism scales. Participants allowed researchers to screen shottheir most recent 10 Facebook photos, including their profile. Results indicated that competitive men were morelikely to post athletic photos. Men lower in vanity were more likely to post attractive photos. Men and womenhigher in authority/entitlement were more likely to post sexual photos. Overall, the study supports the argumentthat both competitiveness and narcissism influence the photos that men and women choose to post on socialmedia. In addition, competitiveness and narcissism predicted different types of photo selection
Personality and Individual Differences
Article number 110011
DOI of Published Version
Martin, Rebecca M., "Gender Differences in Competivness and Narcissim as Exhibited through Pictures on Facebook" (2020). Psychology Faculty Publications. 22.