MIAMI HERALD - Sep 4 - Some say social media like Facebook, Twitter are better for screening romantic partners than traditional dating sites. They’re better at giving you a full picture of the object of your affections. One way to help gauge someone’s credentials is to see if they have a profile on LinkedIn. "People tend to trust social media sites, since there’s a great deal of overlap between their online and offline friends," says University of Texas psychology professor Sam Gosling. "The impression people have of folks based on their Facebook profile tends to be pretty accurate."
by Joshunda Sanders
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