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Study: Facebook knows you as well as your spouse
Study: Facebook knows you as well as your spouse

They say you can't judge a book by its cover, but a new study suggests a computer can accurately judge your personality by the things you "Like" on Facebook. The computer's judgments aren't perfect, but they're often just as good at predicting our personality traits as our coworkers, roommates, friends or family members, according to a new study.  ---------- FOR THE RECORD An earlier version of this story misspelled the last name of Michal Kosinski, one of the study authors. ---------- Only romantic partners are able to match the computer's personality-divining prowess, the authors of the study say. But while our spouse's knowledge...

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