This Is What Your Profile Picture Really Says About Your Personality
This Is What Your Profile Picture Really Says About Your Personality
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This Is What Your Profile Picture Really Says About Your Personality

Whether it's for Facebook, Twitter, Insta or WhatsApp - the photo you pick to represent yourself to the online world says a lot about your personality.

According to the results of a study carried out by the University of Pennsylvania, this is what your profile picture really says about you:

Posing with an object

If you like to share pics of yourself posing with an object - like a guitar, a book or a flower - you're most likely someone who is open to new experiences.

A no-selfie

Sharing a picture of something other than yourself - like a pet, building or car - suggests you may have a neurotic personality.

Smartie pants

Smartly dressed, perfectly framed profile pics suggest that you are a conscientious person, especially if your photo makes you look older than your years.

Blurry but happy

A poor-quality, blurry photo depicting a happy moment suggests that you're an agreeable person. You're not worried about showing off a top photo, you just want to share a happy memory.

Posing with someone younger

Posing with someone younger than you in your profile pic suggests you're an extrovert. You're also more likely to have an especially colourful photo - though it won't necessarily be the best quality.

So, how accurate do you think this is?

And if you're eager for more, click here to find out what your bad habits say about your personality!

By Johanna Garner
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