Published On: Fri, Apr 8th, 2016

Just one out of five people tell the truth on Facebook

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A new UK-based study has revealed that below 20 percent of people represent themselves honestly on social networking websites for example Facebook and Twitter.

The survey of 2,000 Britons has illustrated that only 18 percent signify themselves exactly, though the vast majority just post content which makes their lives gaze much attractive to their buddies and family. The findings also illustrated that men are much probable to lie via their social networking profiles than ladies.

Almost half (43 percent) of men confessed that their social media profile is not a correct depiction of their actual lives. Approximately one-third of the participants stated their profile pages on Facebook and Twitter are “much exact, only with the entire dull bits detached.” Almost 14 percent confessed that their profiles make it appear as they have a “much more active social life” than they in fact do, ‘’ accounted.

Organized by Custard, a digital marketing agency, the analysis also illustrated that the major irritation to British social network users was the other people’s posting attention-seeking remarks. Approximately 42 percent of respondents felt that content such as “taking regarding babies or partners” and caption cryptic grievances regarding other people were very irritating.

Posting a lot of selfies was the second-highest level of irritation, voted for by 40 percent. Approximately a quarter of Britons confessed to taking into problem later than uploading something on social media and also taking into a quarrel with someone on something they had uploaded on social media, with politics, religion and sexism being the very eminent topics of argument.

About the Author

Sidra Muntaha

- Sidra Tul Muntaha is a journalist (MA-Mass Communication and M.Phil in Mass Communication) based in Lahore. She is working as an editor at fashion, style and entertainment in the section of the Kooza. She writes fashion and entertainment articles for The Kooza News.