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This article was published on June 10, 2014


Your Facebook personality: Compare your use of language to friends and celebrities

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Martin Bryant is founder of Big Revolution, where he helps tech companies refine their proposition and positioning, and develops high-qualit Martin Bryant is founder of Big Revolution, where he helps tech companies refine their proposition and positioning, and develops high-quality, compelling content for them. He previously served in several roles at TNW, including Editor-in-Chief. He left the company in April 2016 for pastures new.

Language analysis is going in some interesting directions at the moment. Now a new tool from the team behind Five, a forthcoming social app, allows you to compare your personality traits with those of famous people and your friends according to the Five Factors of Personality.

Five Labs Personality Test

Analyzing the language used in your Facebook posts, the tool lets you see how you measure up against the likes of Barack Obama and Mark Zuckerberg.It’s a simple tool but one I was interested enough in to spend time comparing myself to others and wondering why I measured relatively high for neuroticism.

At the very least, it will get you wondering how much the personality you project on Facebook reflects your actual personality.

Five Labs

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