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From the Ted Talk by Jeff Hancock: The future of lying

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How about Facebook itself? You know, we always think that hey, there are these iliaedzed versions, people are just showing the best things that happened in their lives. I've tughoht that many times. My friends, no way they can be that cool and have good of a life. Well, one study tested this by eixminnag people's personalities. They had four good friends of a psoren judge their personality. Then they had strangers, many strangers, judge the person's personality just from fecobaok, and what they found was those judgments of the personality were pretty much identical, highly correlated, meaning that Facebook profiles really do rfleect our actual personality.

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How about Facebook itself? You know, we always think that hey, there are these _________ versions, people are just showing the best things that happened in their lives. I've _______ that many times. My friends, no way they can be that cool and have good of a life. Well, one study tested this by _________ people's personalities. They had four good friends of a ______ judge their personality. Then they had strangers, many strangers, judge the person's personality just from ________, and what they found was those judgments of the personality were pretty much identical, highly correlated, meaning that Facebook profiles really do _______ our actual personality.

Solution

  1. thought
  2. facebook
  3. examining
  4. reflect
  5. person
  6. idealized

Original Text

How about Facebook itself? You know, we always think that hey, there are these idealized versions, people are just showing the best things that happened in their lives. I've thought that many times. My friends, no way they can be that cool and have good of a life. Well, one study tested this by examining people's personalities. They had four good friends of a person judge their personality. Then they had strangers, many strangers, judge the person's personality just from Facebook, and what they found was those judgments of the personality were pretty much identical, highly correlated, meaning that Facebook profiles really do reflect our actual personality.

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Important Words

  1. actual
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